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Childhood Obesity: Mechanisms, Interventions, Policy and New Frontiers
A Symposium presented by the USC Childhood Obesity Research Center
April 15-16, 2010
On April 15-16, 2010, the USC Childhood Obesity Research Center (CORC) hosted it’s 3rd annual symposium: “Childhood Obesity: Mechanisms, Interventions, Policy and New Frontiers”. Under the leadership of CORC’s director Dr. Michael Goran, this annual event was conceived as a forum to increase interactions among researchers studying disparate aspects of childhood obesity prevention and treatment. Read the full story.
Labor Day Eat-In
September 7, 2009
In the fall of 2009, the USC Childhood Obesity Research Center partnered with Slow Food Los Angeles in organizing the Los Angeles Time for Lunch Campaign to lobby for changes to the school lunch program through reform of the Child Nutrition Act. As part of a national day of action on Labor Day to raise awareness and unify the community, CORC and Slow Food LA organized six community “Eat-ins”, or potlucks with a purpose, across the city. Read the full story.