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Dr. Frisvold to present at the Hawkeye Lunch & Learn, Nov. 12. Noon, IMU Iowa Theater

Dr. David Frisvold, Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the Tippie College of Business and a member of the Obesity Research and Educational Initiative (OREI), will present at the November Hawkeye Lunch & Learn event at the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU) on the topic "Public Policy and Personal Health: Effective tools for combatting obesity."


The event is free and open to the public, however seating is limited. Please RSVP online to reserve your seat for this fantastic lecture! 

RSVP online at provost.uiowa.edu/lunchlearn/IowaCity  


Wednesday, November 12, 2014


Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Please bring your lunch.


Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Iowa Theater
125 North Madison Street
Iowa City, IA 52242
Map and Parking: http://maps.uiowa.edu/imu


David Frisvold
Assistant Professor, Tippie College of Business

Public Policy and Personal Health: Effective tools for combatting obesity 
The rate of obesity has been increasing over the last few decades, so that more than 1 in 3 adults and more than 1 in 5 adolescents are now obese.  This presentation will describe the costs to society of the high prevalence of obesity and discuss the effectiveness of public policies to reduce childhood obesity. 
For more information, see http://now.uiowa.edu/2014/10/economics-obesity

Thursday, October 30, 2014