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Friday, April 12 • 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Classes Without Quizzes 2: – Sugar: The Unsweetened Truth and What We Can Do About It

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Obesity and chronic disease pandemics are long-term threats to humans. Learn about the harms of excess sugar consumption and how much sugar is too much. Following the successful model of the UCSF Tobacco Center, the university is poised to solve these pandemics through vital research and translational medicine, allowing us to get the word on sugar out to the general public and key decision-makers.

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Laura A. Schmidt

PhD, MSW, MPH
Dr. Laura Schmidt works to understand how changing lifestyles are contributing to globally rising rates of chronic disease and seeks options on what to do about it. Dr. Schmidt bridges the worlds of biomedical research and population health in exploring the growing pressures of globalizing... Read More →