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First Annual Texas Obesity Awareness Week Lectures & Presentations!


Susan Combs, Texas Comptroller
Date: Thursday, September 11, 2008
Time: 1:00-2:45 pm

K. Srinath Reddy, MD, President, Public Health Foundation of India
Date: Monday, September 15, 2008
Time: 9:00-11:00 am

Location: Joe C. Thompson Conference Center
The University of Texas at Austin
2405 Robert Dedman Drive, Austin, TX

The events are free, open to the public and do not require registration. Please see the Texas Obesity Awareness Week flyer (PDF) for more details.

Please note the following information for the lecture on September 11, 2008 featuring Susan Combs, Texas Comptroller.
There will also be a public Q & A session with the lecturer after the talk and a panel discussion led by Larry R. Kaiser, MD, President of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Panel members will include:

  • Susan Combs
  • Deanna Hoelscher, PhD, RD, LD, CNS
  • Cheryl L. Perry, PhD
  • Steven H. Kelder, PhD, MPH
  • Harold W. (Bill) Kohl, III, PhD

Invited special guests and honorees:

  • Kenneth Shine, M.D.
  • UT System Interim Chancellor
  • The Honorable Patrick Rose
  • Texas House of Representatives
  • The Honorable Susan King
  • Texas House of Representatives
  • The Honorable Robert Nichols
  • Texas State Senator
  • The Honorable Jane Nelson
  • Texas State Senator

Both lectures will be broadcasted via web-streaming to The University of Texas School of Public Health at Houston and The University of Texas School of Public Health regional campuses. Those watching via web-streaming won't be able to ask questions directly, but rather call in for questions. The web address and phone number will be available at the time of the talk.