The Conference on "Early Origins of Child Obesity: Bridging Disciplines and Phases of Development"
n September 30-October 1, 2010 was a great success. 


Section 1 Prenatal Factors
Matthew Gillman, MD, SM  Early origins of child obesity: challenges and payoffs (PowerPoint, 7.7 mb)
Michael G. Ross, MD, MPH  Early origins of child obesity (PDF, 7 mb)
Boyd E. Metzger, MD  Intrauterine metabolic influences on development of childhood obesity (PowerPoint, 6.5 mb)
Xiaobin Wang, MD, ScD, MPH  Biomarkers of fetal growth (PowerPoint, 3 mb)
Section 2 Factors in the First Two Years of Life
Helen Binns, MD, MPH  Pay attention to infants: A time to lay the foundation (PowerPoint, 2.5 mb)
Cynthia A. Stifter, PhD  Infant characteristics: Early origins of childhood obesity (PowerPoint, 3.8 mb)
Karen Campbell, PhD  Preventing child obesity: Parenting factors in the first two years of life (PowerPoint, 13 mb)
Section 3 Factors During Ages 2-7 Years
Robert C. Whitaker, MD, MPH  Early origins of childhood obesity: Bridging disciplines and phases of development (PowerPoint, 330 kb)
Barbara A. Dennison, MD  Early childhood obesity: Role of nutritional factors (PowerPoint, 4.7 mb)
Sara Gable, PhD  Parenting and household factors: Age 2 to 7 years (PowerPoint, 1.5 mb)

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