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7th Annual Childhood Obesity Symposium

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Melvin L. Cohen Conference Room

1920 E. Cambridge Avenue

Phoenix, AZ 85016

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The seventh annual Childhood Obesity Symposium is hosted by the Cardiometabolic Assessment Research and Education (CARE) Program at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The symposium offers healthcare providers, researchers, and students an opportunity to learn from local experts in the area of pediatric obesity and obesity-associated conditions. This year we will focus on the research community in Arizona and bring those involved with childhood obesity to disseminate their work with the goal of promoting discussion, feedback, and collaboration.


This event is for healthcare professionals in:

  • Pediatrics

  • Endocrinology

  • Gastroenterology

  • Pulmonary

  • Nephrology

  • Cardiology

  • Psychology

  • Nutrition/ Dietetics

  • Research


Confirmed Plenary Speakers

Micah Olson, MD

Medical Director, Continuing Medical Education & Medical Director, Cardiometabolic Assessment, Research, and Education (CARE) Program, Division of Endocrinology & Diabetes, Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Gabriel Shaibi, PhD

Associate Professor, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University

Director of Research, Division of Endocrinology & Diabetes, Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Sheena Sharma, MD

Medical Director of Dialysis, Division of Nephrology, Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Medicine, The University of Arizona

Helen Looker, MBBS MRCP

Staff Scientist, National Institutes of Health – Phoenix

Scott Going, PhD

Professor and Department Head, Department of Nutritional Sciences & College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, The University of Arizona

Siddhartha Angadi, PhD, FACSM

Assistant Professor, College of Health Solutions, Arizona State University

Keynote Speaker

Heather Carter, Ed. D.

Arizona State Representative & Chairwoman of the Health Committee

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1920 E. Cambridge Avenue

Phoenix, AZ 85016

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