The Obesity Problem
Is it sloth, is it gluttony or should we blame our parents?
Professor John Prins – Head, Melbourne Medical School, The University of Melbourne
The University of Melbourne, Department of Rural Health are very excited to bring you a Public Lecture by Professor John Prins.
In 2018 Professor Prins was appointed Head of the Melbourne Medical School and Professor of Medicine at the University of Melbourne. He also has part-time clinical appointments in Endocrinology at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Rumbalara Aboriginal Health Service.
Professor John Prins is an active clinician-scientist, a key opinion leader in diabetes and endocrinology in Australia and sits on numerous national and international scientific, clinical and educational committees and boards for the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), non-government organisations and industry.
Professor Prins is actively involved in undergraduate and post-graduate teaching and training and has ongoing research interests in obesity, diabetes and intellectual disability. His current research focus is early-stage drug development in Type 2 Diabetes and in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.
Professor Prins will provide an insight into the obesity problems we are currently facing and share his knowledge that will help you fight obesity.
Date: Monday 2nd March 2020
Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Venue: The University of Melbourne Department of Rural Health, 49 Graham Street, Shepparton VIC 3630
Enquiries: Di Doyle P. 5823 4512 or E. firstname.lastname@example.org
Bookings: Bookings are essential for this free public lecture.
Register at https://www.trybooking.com/BIJLI