CPC Fellow Gordon-Larsen elected to lead The Obesity Society

Sep 25, 2013

Carolina Population Center Faculty Fellow Penny Gordon-Larsen was recently elected vice president of The Obesity Society. UNC-Chapel Hill's Gillings School of Global Public Health posted an announcement on its website about the honor. Congratulations, Penny!


"Penny Gordon-Larsen, PhD, professor of nutrition at the Gillings School of Global Public Health, has been elected vice president of The Obesity Society, the leading scientific organization dedicated to the study of obesity. Her four-year position will include service in subsequent years as president-elect, president and immediate past president.

Established in 1982, the Society is committed to encouraging research on the causes and treatment of obesity and to keeping the medical community and public informed of new advances, including through studies published in its leading journal, Obesity. More than 2,000 basic, clinical, and population health and policy researchers are members.

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