Webinar on “Healthy Weight in Women Across the Lifespan”

The Office on Women’s Health (OWH) is hosting a free webinar on “Why is obesity different in women across the lifespan and how does that impact prevention and treatment?” The 90-minute webinar will be August 9 at 2pm.

The webinar will address prevention and treatment and differences in different age categories: pre-teen, 18-55, 55 and older. Questions will be taken at the conclusion of the webinar.

Speakers include: Christine Ferguson, J.D., Professor, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University; Carrie Dooyema M.S.N., M.P.H., R.N.

Behavioral Scientist, Obesity Prevention and Control Branch, CDC Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity.

No pre-registration is required. Visit https://services.choruscall.com/links/owhquarterly.html to sign in before the webinar begins and to view archived versions of this and previous broadcasts. Webinars are available for viewing within 48 hours of the live broadcast.

The webinar is part of a series sponsored by OWH as a way to keep all State/Territorial Liaisons and OWH partners updated on important women’s health issues. The next webinar is:

  • Thursday, September 20th, 2012
  • 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. ET
  • Topic: Prevention of Violence Against Women