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Underestimating Calorie Content in Restaurants and the Role of Menu Labeling

sponsored by the Tulane PRC and New Orleans Health Department's Fit NOLA initiative

featuring Jason Block, MD, Assistant Professor, Harvard School of Medicine

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Building: 1440 Canal Street, Collins C. Diboll Auditorium, First Floor
Location: downtown campus

Jason Block is a general internal medicine physician and Assistant Professor in the Obesity Prevention Program of the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School/Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute. He completed medical school and a MPH at Tulane, a primary care internal medicine residency and chief residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholar at the Harvard School of Public Health.  Dr. Block's primary research interests are in neighborhood-level determinants of weight gain and obesity and the evaluation of governmental and institutional policies and other novel interventions to improve diet and combat obesity.  

His work has been published in the American Journal of Public Health, the American Journal of Epidemiology, and the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, among others, and his studies have been covered by NPR, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and USA Today. 

Sponsored by: Prevention Research Center as well as New Orleans Health Department's Fit NOLA initiative.

Admission: Free
Attendance: Open to the public
Open to: Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors

For more information contact Naomi King Englar via email to nking2@tulane.edu or by phone at 504-988-7410






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