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SRL, UHCC at Obesity Week 2019

Obesity Week is presented by The Obesity Society (TOS) in partnership with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) to explore leading-edge science, clinical interventions, and policy approaches to combat the obesity epidemic. During this conference, the TOS and ASMBS both hold their annual meetings, gathering global experts to bring an unparalleled level of obesity-related scientific information. Additionally, the official journal of TOS is Obesity, which covers research into obesity, while the official journal of ASMBS is the Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases (SOARD), which is devoted to the publication of peer-reviewed manuscripts with objective data regarding techniques of the treatment of severe obesity.

Our submission(s) this year include:

En Liu
Using Optical Body Shape to Predict Body Composition Change

Chloe Panizza
Association between diet quality and visceral adiposity among a multiethnic adult population

Michael Wong
Children and Adolescent’s Anthropometrics Body Composition from 3D Optical Surface Scans

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