AUSTIN, Texas, April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ --
WHEN: Lecture: Thursday, April 10, 2008 from 1:30 - 3 p.m.
Media Interviews: Individual interviews with spokespeople
available before and after lecture. Contact
firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule.
WHERE: The University of Texas at Austin
Thompson Conference Center
2405 Robert Dedman Drive
[Located on the Southwest corner of Dean Keeton and Red River]
WHO: Introduction: Janet Mountain, Executive Director of the Michael &
Susan Dell Foundation
Janet Mountain is the executive director of the Michael & Susan
Dell Foundation, the Dell family foundation dedicated to
improving the lives of children living in urban poverty
throughout the world. Preventing childhood obesity is a priority
for the Dell family foundation, which is a partial funder of the
Michael & Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living.
Guest Lecturer: Dr. William H. Dietz, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Dietz is the Director of the Division of Nutrition, Physical
Activity and Obesity Prevention in the Center for Chronic Disease
Prevention and Health Promotion at the Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention (CDC). Prior to his appointment to the
CDC, he was a Professor of Pediatrics at the Tuft's University
School of Medicine, and Director of Clinical Nutrition at the
Floating Hospital of New England Medical Center Hospitals. He
has been a councilor and past president of the American Society
for Clinical Nutrition and past president of the North American
Association for the Study of Obesity. Highly recognized for
|SOURCE The Michael & Susan Dell Center for the Advancement ofHealthy|
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