The Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Lecture 2004: Perspectives on the Prevention of Childhood Obesity in Children and Youth


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The 2004 Rosenthal Lecture featured a panel talk on the IOM report, Preventing Childhood Obesity: Health in the Balance. Speakers included:

  • Jeffery Koplan, M.D., M.P.H., Woodruff Health Sciences Center, Emory University, Atlanta 
  • Shiriki Kumanyika, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D., Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Brock Leach, M.A.,  PepsiCo, and
  • William Dietz, M.D., Ph.D.,  Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention