CPC Fellow Popkin presents Foard Lecture, April 27, on Global Diet and Obesity

Apr 21, 2017

Barry M. Popkin will present the 49th Annual Fred T. Foard, Jr. Memorial Lecture, sponsored by UNC's Gillings School of Global Public Health. Popkin is a Carolina Population Center Faculty Fellow.

"Creating a Healthier Global Diet and Preventing Global Obesity: Our Global Food Research Programs' Role and Impact"

Thursday, April 27, 2017
6:00 p.m.
Gillings School of Global Public Health
135 Dauer Drive, Chapel Hill, NC

The Gillings School of Global Public Health is honored to present its 2017 Foard Lecture Speaker:

Barry M. Popkin, PhD, is the W. R. Kenan, Jr. distinguished professor of nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC).  He has a PhD in agricultural economics and established the Division of Nutrition Epidemiology at UNC and later established and ran the UNC Interdisciplinary Obesity Center, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Read more about Dr. Popkin including his current and past projects.

More information about the lecture is available here. CPC originally announced this lecture in February here.

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