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Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center Annual Symposium
COVID-19, Nutrition, and Obesity
Friday, December 4, 2020 8:45AM-12:00PM

“The changing face of epidemiology during COVID-19. Lessons learned and opportunities for BNORC investigators”
Jorge E. Chavarro, MD, ScD
Associate Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Department of Nutrition, Department of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

“Does Vitamin D Reduce the Risk of COVID-19?”
JoAnn E. Manson, MD, MPH, DrPH
Chief, Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Professor of Medicine and the Michael and Lee Bell Professor of Women’s Health, Harvard Medical School, Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

“A perfect storm: Obesity and influenza infection and implications for COVID-19”
Melinda A. Beck, PhD, Associate Chair for Academics, Professor, Nutrition
University of North Carolina, Gillings School of Global Public Health

“Obesity, Age and COVID-19 Disease”
Anthony Ferrante Jr, MD, PhD
Tilden-Weger-Bieler Professor of Medicine and Chief of Preventive Medicine & Nutrition
Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, Columbia University

Location: Remote via Zoom

Register for the Boston NORC Symposium here.

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