Upcoming Seminars and Conferences


The New York Regional Obesity Forum

Bringing researchers together to discuss the latest on obesity

Wednesday, September 26 2018

at Columbia University's Lerner Hall

Keynote speakers: Dr. Michael Jensen and Dr. Rebecca Haeusler


Registration is free

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DeWitt Goodman Seminar Series

Wednesdays at 1:30pm
Acthley-Loeb Conference Room - PH8E

Dates Speakers/Hosts Title

September 12, 2018

Lev Becker, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Ben May Department for Cancer Research
The University of Chicago

"Macrophage pathways link obesity to accelerated atherogenesis and breast cancer"

October 3, 2018

Alexander R. Nectow, MS, PhD
CV Starr Fellow, Associate Research Scholar
Head, Nectow Lab
Princeton University/CUMC


October 10, 2018

Graham Barr, MD

Professor of Medicine & Epidemiology

Chief, Division of General Medicine



October 17, 2018

Streamson C. Chua, Jr, MD

Professor, of Department of Medicine

Albert Einstein College of Medicine


October 24, 2018

David Allison, PhD

Dean, Indiana University School of Public Health



October 31, 2018



November 7, 2018

Diana Thomas

Professor of Mathematics

United States Military Academy

West Point


November 14, 2018

Michael P. Czech, MD
Isadore and Fannie Foxman Professor
Chair, Program in Molecular Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School


November 28, 2018

Jeffrey Flier, MD

Dean of Faculty of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA


December 5, 2018

Lecture – Medical Grand Rounds

Sekar Kathiresan , MD

Massachusetts General Hospital


December 12, 2018

Ebru Erbay, MD

Assistant Professor - Bilkent University

Research Associate – Harvard School of Public Health


December 19, 2018

Alison Kohan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Human Nutrition and Metabolism

Department of Nutritional Sciences
University of Connecticut


January 9, 2019

Ira Goldberg, MD

Director, NYU Division of endocrinology

Diabetes & Metabolism



January 16, 2019

Filip Swirski, PhD

Associate Professor Radiology, Harvard Medical School

Massachusetts General Hospital Research Institute



For Additional Upcoming Seminars

Berrie Center

Appetite Behavior Seminar


Outside Symposiums

2018- SUGAR; Epidemiologic, Physiologic and Policy Considerations of the Sugar Epidemic