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Medicine Grand Rounds: Dr. Anthony Comuzzie presents: “Beyond the Bench or Bedside: Advocating for Access to Evidence-Based Obesity Care.”

December 14, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Dr. Comuzzie is the CEO of The Obesity Society, the leading professional scientific organization devoted to obesity.  He is a world-renowned obesity researcher and scientist, having previously spent nearly 25 years on the faculty of Genetics at Texas Biomedical Research Institute where his research focused on the genetic epidemiology of obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease, and has over 30 years of experience in the obesity space.   In addition, to his role as CEO for The Obesity Society, he currently serves as a Co-Chair for the Obesity Care Action Network (OCAN) as well as serving on the board of the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), and the external advisory board for the Obesity Policy Engagement Network (OPEN).  He has published over 250 articles and chapters, with the majority of these focused on the genetics of cardiometabolic-related phenotypes.  Dr. Comuzzie received his BS degree in Biology in 1981 and a MA degree in Anthropology in 1987 from Texas A&M University and his PhD in Biological Anthropology in 1992 from the University of Kansas.


December 14, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Room 4008 Old Clinic Auditorium
Chapel Hill, NC United States + Google Map
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