Nutritional Epidemiology RIS Forum: Big Data, Technology, and the Emerging Face of Nutritional Epidemiology

6/9/2018
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: 302

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Niyati Parekh

New York University College of Global Public Health
New York, New York

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Maya Vadiveloo

Assistant Professor
Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Rhode Island
Kingston, Rhode Island

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Niyati Parekh

New York University College of Global Public Health
New York, New York

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Frank B. Hu, PhD MD

Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology; Chair, Department of Nutrition
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Boston, Massachusetts

Dr. Frank Hu is Chair of Department of Nutrition, Fredrick J. Stare Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He serves as Co-director of the Program in Obesity Epidemiology and Prevention at Harvard and Director of the Boston Nutrition and Obesity Research Center (BNORC) Epidemiology and Genetics Core. Dr. Hu received his MD from Tongji Medical College in China and a PhD in Epidemiology from University of Illinois at Chicago. His research is focused on nutritional and lifestyle epidemiology, prevention of obesity and cardiometabolic diseases, gene-environment interactions, and nutritional metabolomics. He has published >1000 papers (H-index 215) and a textbook on Obesity Epidemiology (Oxford University Press, 2008). In 2010, Dr. Hu received the American Diabetes Association Kelly West Award for Outstanding Achievement in Epidemiology. He has served on the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee on Preventing the Global Epidemic of Cardiovascular Disease, the AHA/ACC Obesity Guideline Expert Panel, and the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, USDA/HHS. He currently serves on the editorial boards of Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, Diabetes Care, and Clinical Chemistry. Dr. Hu was elected to the U.S. National Academy of Medicine in 2015.

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Carol Boushey, PhD, MPH, RD

Associate Professor
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu, Hawaii

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J. Graham Thomas, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Brown University School of Medicine & The Miriam Hospital
Providence, Rhode Island

J. Graham Thomas, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the Weight Control & Diabetes Research Center of The Miriam Hospital. His research is focused on the use of technology for assessment and intervention on health behaviors, with an emphasis on obesity and related conditions. Dr. Thomas has been awarded grants from the NIH and other organizations to use the Internet, mobile health (mHealth) technology, and virtual reality technology for these purposes. Dr. Thomas conducts research with patients losing weight via behavioral lifestyle intervention and those undergoing bariatric surgery. Dr. Thomas is currently Vice President and incoming President of The Obesity Society eHealth/mHealth Section. He is also a research mentor within the Brown University Clinical Psychology Training Consortium and the T32 in Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine research training at the Brown University Centers of Behavioral and Preventive Medicine (CBPM) and The Miriam Hospital.

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