Green Templeton College Obesity Conference

This conference brings together academics, policy makers, medical practitioners and postgraduate students in diverse fields including but not limited to medicine, population health, medical anthropology, global public health, and primary care health sciences. We hope to generate discussions on broad approaches to understanding obesity around the world and its relation to human development, social wellbeing, food environment, and food and health policy in the past, present, and future.

Admission is free and refreshments and a sandwich lunch will be provided.

Registration is required.

Speakers:
Dr Nerys Astbury, Senior researcher, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences
Sarah Bourke, DPhil, Medical Anthropology, St John’s College
Professor Leanne Hodson, Professor of Metabolic Physiology and BHF Senior Basic Science Research Fellow, Radcliffe Department of Medicine
Keiko Kanno, DPhil, Medical Anthropology, Green Templeton College
Dr Caroline Pond, Senior Research Associate, Department of Zoology
Professor Mike Rayner, Professor of Population Health and Director of the Centre on Population Approaches for Non-Communicable Disease Prevention (CPNP)
Professor Harry Rutter, Professor of Global Public Health, University of Bath
Professor Stanley Ulijaszek, Professor of Human Ecology, University of Oxford

Chairs:
Professor Robert Arnott, Associate Fellow, Green Templeton College
Professor Keith Frayn, Emeritus Fellow, Green Templeton College; Emeritus Professor of Human Metabolism, University of Oxford
Keiko Kanno, DPhil, Medical Anthropology, Green Templeton College