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World-Renowned Obesity Researcher Speaking at Texas Tech

Heidi Toth

April 28, 2015

David Allison will speak on the myths about obesity that have been perpetuated.

WHAT: David Allison will present his talk “Obesity, Myths and Facts” as part of an Obesity Research Cluster seminar series

WHEN: 4 p.m. Thursday (April 30)

WHERE: Room 169, Human Sciences Building

WHO: David Allison is a distinguished professor, the Quetelet Endowed Professor of Public Health, the associate dean for science and director of the Office of Energetics and the Nutrition Obesity Research Center at the University of Alabama-Birmingham.

He is a renowned speaker, an elected member to the Institute of Medicine and a recipient of the United States Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering. Allison is a world authority on obesity, quantitative genetics, clinical trials, statistical and research methodology and research integrity.

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CONTACT: Naima Moustaid-Moussa, director, Obesity Research Cluster, College of Human Sciences, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-7946 or naima.moustaid-moussa@ttu.edu.