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FEBRUARY 6, 2016
YOUR PERSONAL PRESCEIPTION FOR WELLNESS
Discuss Strategies for Weight Management that Involve both the Mind and Body. Hear and Meet the Experts
OCTOBER 24, 2015
COMMUNITY PRESENTATION: COMPREHENSIVE TREATMENT FOR OBESITY
About 25% of the Californians are obese. Obesity is a serious medical disease and it has surpassed tobacco as number one cause of preventable death in this country. The UCLA Center of Obesity and METabolic Health (COMET) is organizing a community presentation to discuss the epidemics, medical, dietary and surgical management of obesity and its related morbidities. Five UCLA experts will discuss the latest treatment options and answer questions.
Organizer: The UCLA Center for Obesity and METabolic Health (COMET)
The Division of Clinical Nutrition in the Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is recruiting a physician-scientist for a tenured faculty position. This individual will provide leadership in nutrition education, nutrition research and support the clinical nutrition program. The primary areas of research and clinical practice of the division are in the treatment and prevention of obesity and obesity-associated disease. This includes the role of nutrition, phytochemicals, and botanical dietary supplements in the prevention and treatment of common forms of metabolic disease, cardiovascular disease and cancer. Learn more »
UCLA's Risk Factor Obesity (RFO) Program was named as one of 15 top programs in the country in the January/February 2014 issue of Health magazine. RFO, a medically-supervised multidisciplinary program, offers personalized weight-loss plans for patients who are obese or moderately overweight. (Download PDF brochure). Learn more about the program »
KTTV-Channel 11 News on May 21, 2012 ran a story on the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition's Risk Factor Obesity (RFO) program. Two patients who each lost at least 100 pounds were featured. Dr. David Heber, professor of medicine and founding Center Director, was interviewed and also appeared in-studio discussing liquid diets, food addiction and compulsive eating. The story was reprised on the FOX 10:00 p.m. news on May 21 and Good Day L.A. on May 23. Video courtesy of KTTV-Channel 11 News.