Building Healthy Lifestyles Conference

February 28—29, 2020 · Tempe, Arizona

Science and society in a new decade of lifestyle medicine

Join ASU's College of Health Solutions for our 15th annual Building Healthy Lifestyles Conference. Hear from leading researchers and practitioners on current trends, research and interventions in nutrition and physical activity and their role in lifestyle medicine and health improvement. The conference offers practical solutions and the latest research, along with the opportunity to discuss current issues with peers and professionals.

Ideal for physicians, nurse practitioners, registered dietitians, nutritionists, exercise physiologists, fitness professionals, policy makers, researchers and students.

This activity qualifies for 10 CEUs.

Conference Speakers

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Developmental origins of pediatric obesity and Type 2 diabetes
Dana Dabelea, MD, PhD
Conrad M. Riley Endowed Professor and Director of the LEAD Center
Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Denver

Gluten-related Disorders: Myths and Facts
Pam Cureton, RD, LDN
Center for Celiac Research and Treatment, Massachusetts General Hospital

Does walkability around home and worksite affect physical activity?
Marc Adams, PhD
Associate Professor
College of Health Solutions, Arizona State University

Lazy, crazy and disgusting: Stigma and the undoing of global health
Alex Brewis-Slade, PhD
President’s Professor
School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University

Microbes matter: Eating for trillions
Hannah Holscher, PhD
Assistant Professor
Nutrition and Human Microbiome Laboratory, University of Illinois

Complex carbohydrates are complex: Everything you wanted to know about complex carbohydrates and grain-based foods and weren’t afraid to ask
Julie Miller Jones, PhD
Distinguished Scholar and Professor Emerita, St. Catherine University

Does healthy living mean living naturally?
Alan Levinovitz, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Philosophy and Religion, James Madison University

Eat this not that: Evolutionary aspects of food choice
Peter Todd, PhD
Provost Professor
Director, Cognitive Science Program, Indiana University

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Professionals:: $90

ASU students: FREE!
Registration is required.

Non-ASU students:$25
Registration is required.

ASU alumni: 25% discount
Use the code healthylife when registering to apply discount.

College of Health Solutions faculty: FREE! Registration required.
Look for your code in a separate email.


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301 E. Orange St.
Tempe, AZ 85281


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