Are Americans Destined to be Fat for Life?

Join Us for a Briefing on February 12

The Endocrine Society and Research!America are partnering to present “Are Americans Destined to be Fat for Life?” a 45-minute educational briefing on the efforts to combat obesity in America. Please join us for lunch on

Thursday, February 12, 2009
122 Cannon House Office Building
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The brief educational seminar will provide you with a unique opportunity to hear directly from the country’s leading medical experts engaged in the daily struggle to improve our nation’s ability to understand, treat and cure obesity. These experts include:

Leonard Wartofsky, MD MACP
Professor of Medicine
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Chairman, Department of Medicine
Washington Hospital Center

Daniel Bessesen, MD
Professor of Medicine
University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
Chief of Endocrinology, Denver Health Medical Center
Associate Director, Colorado Center for Human Nutrition

Myron Genel, MD
Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics
Senior Research Scientist
Yale University School of Medicine

Stacie Propst, PhD
Vice President, Science Policy and Outreach

To RSVP for this event, please call Stephanie Kutler at (301) 941-0254 or

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