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April 1 - 2, 2019 | Chicago, IL

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Dr. Christina Economos

Headshot of Christina Economos, PhD, Tufts University.

Professor and the New Balance Chair in Childhood Nutrition at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and Medical School at Tufts University; co-Founder and Director of ChildObesity180


Christina Economos, PhD, is a professor and the New Balance Chair in Childhood Nutrition at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and Medical School at Tufts University. She is also the co-founder and director of ChildObesity180, a unique organization that brings together leaders from diverse disciplines to generate urgency, and find solutions to the childhood obesity epidemic.

As the principal investigator of large-scale research studies, Dr. Economos’ goal is to inspire behavior, policy, and environmental change to reduce obesity and improve the health of America’s children. She has authored more than 120 scientific publications.

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