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Food and Nutrition Symposium: Childhood Obesity in Mexican and Mexican-American Families

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Sponsor
I-MMAS
Virtual
wifi event
Date
Mar 7, 2024   9:00 am - 1:00 pm  
Registration
Registration
Contact
I-MMAS
E-Mail
ui-mexico@uillinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
ACES Office of International Programs Lectures

A webinar to promote the exchange of knowledge and experiences on the highly relevant topic of childhood obesity, address multidisciplinary aspects of obesity and to discuss prevention and treatment strategies from a comprehensive perspective. 

I-MMÁS represents a culture of support, building pipelines for Mexican and Mexican American students, smoothing the path, and retaining as many talented students as possible. Building a network of collaborators. I-MMÁS is about partnering in collaboration with our colleagues in Mexico. I-MMÁS will enhance ongoing efforts by the System’s three Universities to increase Mexican and Mexican-American recruitment and expand their educational opportunities. The mission of I-MMÁS is to enhance educational, cultural, scientific, technical, and social collaborations among the University of Illinois System, Mexican academic institutions, and students, by building and sustaining a large-scale presence in education and research with participating institutions.  

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