The Chip lecture series continues Thursday, October 10, 2013,with a talk by Melicia Whitt-Glover, Ph.D. entitled “It Takes a Village: Strategies for Changing Physical Activities in Communities."
Whitt-Glover received her BA in Exercise Physiology (1993) and MA in Exercise Physiology three years later from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received her Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the University of South Carolina in 1999, then completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine from 2000 – 2002. She also served on the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2002 – 2003) and Wake Forest University School of Medicine (2003 – 2009).
As the current President and CEO of Gramercy Research Group in Winston-Salem, NC. Whitt-Glover is currently involved in research studies designed to identify effective strategies to increase weight loss and weight gain prevention among African Americans, and to promote adherence to national recommendations for diet and physical activity.
The lecture will be in Video Conference Room 204 on the second floor of Ryan at 2006 Hillside Rd at the University of Connecticut in Storrs between 12:30-1:30pm, and can also be viewed at http://www.chip.uconn.edu/lecture-10-10-13. either during or after the live presentation.
Attendees who want lunch need to contact Stacey Leeds at 860 486-5917 by Monday October 7th at “11:00 am sharp” with their preference of either Gazpacho wrap - grape tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, mozzarella cheese, lettuce on whole wheat wrap; Thai Peanut Noodle Salad – Rice noodles, carrots, red peppers, snow peas, cabbage, scallions, cilantro with spicy peanut dressing; or Chicken Caesar Salad – chicken breast, romaine, croutons, Parmesan cheese and Caesar dressing. Salad selections come with dressing packets and all selections come with bottled water.