November 14, 2011

Advance Notice

Linking sleep and weight in health talk

Ann E. Rogers

"Sleep and Body Mass," a health education presentation sponsored by the Emory-Georgia Tech Center for Health Discovery and Well Being, will be Wednesday, Nov. 16 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Cox Hall Ballroom.

Nationally known sleep expert Ann E. Rogers will speak. She is the Edith F. Honeycutt Chair in Nursing in the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing.

Rogers is currently serving as the principal investigator on a National Institutes of Health study to evaluate the effectiveness of combining a traditional diet and exercise regimen with extended sleep to facilitate weight loss in obese adults.

The 40-minute presentation will be followed by questions and is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Sarah Goodwin at 404.290.5780.

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