4th Annual Philip R. Nader Legacy of Health Lectureship
Event scheduled for 10/04/2019 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Thomas P Borders Family Research Professor of Child Behavior and Development
Director, Center for Human Growth and Development
University of Michigan
Julie Lumeng, MD, is the Thomas P Borders Family Research Professor of Child Behavior and Development and the Director of the Center for Human Growth and Development at the University of Michigan. She is a developmental and behavioral pediatrician and Professor of Pediatrics and Nutritional Sciences. Her work focuses on developmental and behavioral predictors of obesity risk in young, low-income children. This work has included maternal feeding beliefs and practices, child eating behaviors, biobehavioral markers of psychosocial stress as a contributor to eating behavior, and infant appetite. She has also led community-based behavioral intervention trials for childhood obesity prevention. Much of her work has occurred in collaboration with Head Start. Her work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the American Heart Association.