5/4/17 - “Pediatric Obesity: Consequences and Causes”

Jack A. Yanovski, MD, PhD
Chief, Section on Growth and Obesity, Division of Intramural Research,
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Hatfield
Clinical Research Center
Bethesda, MD

Brief Summary of Lecture: A description of the differential diagnosis of pediatric obesity and explanation of how environmental and genetic factors interact to lead to obesity will be the focus of Dr. Yanovski’s presentation. Attendees should then be able to recognize what laboratory testing is appropriate for children and adolescents with obesity.

Start Date: May 4
End Date: May 4
Time: 8-9 a.m.


  • John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center

    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3 Conference Center
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224