The seminar is sponsored by the Nutrition Obesity Research Center and co-sponsored by the Department of Nutrition Sciences.

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January 5 Francesco Rubino, MD, Professor of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery; King’s College London; Consultant Surgeon; King’s College Hospital "Type 2 Diabetes: An Operable Intestinal Disease?" Watch Video
January 12 Samuel Klein, PhD, William H. Danforth Professor of Medicine and Nutritional Science; Director, Center for Human Nutrition; Washington University School of Medicine "Clinical & Physiological Implications of Bariatric Surgery in Type 2 Diabetes" Video not available
January 19 Susan Murphy, PhD, Professor of Statistics, Radcliffe Alumnae Professor at the Radcliffe Institute and Professor of Computer Science at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences; Harvard University "Data, Personalization, and Digital Health!"  
January 26 Linda Collins, PhD, Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Biostatistics; Co-Director, Transdisciplinary Research Methods Core, Center for Drug Use and HIV Research; School of Global Public Health; New York University "It's not only about effectiveness: Optimization of behavioral and biobehavioral interventions"  
February 2 Drew Sayer, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB    
February 9 Michael Lean, MD, Professor, University of Glasgow, Chair, Human Nutrition, Glasgow Royal Infirmary    
February 16 Evan Forman, PhD, Professor of Psychology, Director, Center for Weight, Eating and Lifestyle Science (WELL Center), Drexel University    
February 23 Jean Schaffer, MD, Senior Investigator and Associate Research Director, Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School    
March 2 Leonor Corsino, MD, MHS, FACE, Duke Ahead Fellow, Fellow National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN), Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nutrition, Associate Dean of Students Affairs/Duke School of Medicine, Associate Director, Duke School of Medicine Master of Biomedical Sciences, Co-Director for the Duke CTSI- Community Engaged Research Initiative (CERI)    
March 9 Tricia Leahy, PhD, Associate Professor; Department of Allied Health Sciences; Co-Director of the UConn Weight Management Research Group    
March 16 Fatima Cody-Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, FAAP, FACP, FAHA, FTOS, Director of Diversity, Harvard NORC    
March 23 Jamy Ard, MD, Professor Epidemiology & Prevention, Wake Forest University    
March 30 Shiriki Kumanyika, PhD, Research Professor, Community Health and Prevention, Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University    
April 6 George Howard, PhD, Professor and Chair, Dept of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, UAB    
April 13 Christie Befort, PhD, Professor Associate Director; Cancer Prevention and Control; KU Cancer Center Co-Leader; Cancer Control    
April 20 Barbara Schneeman, PhD, Professor Emerita of Nutrition University of California, Davis    
April 27 Johanna Lampe, PhD., R.D., Professor and Associate Director, Public Health Services Division, Fred Hutch Research Professor, Dept of Epidemiolgy, University of Washington School of Public Health    
May 4 Andrew Hardaway, PhD, Asst. Professor, Psychiatry and Neurobiology Assoc Scientist NORC, UAB    
May 11 Bryan Bergman, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus    
May 18 Tiffany Carson, PhD    
May 25 Kelley Gabriel, PhD, Professor, Epidemiology, School of Public Health, UAB