December 1, 2011

Northwestern University, Chicago Campus, Hughes Auditorium
303 E Superior St, Chicago, IL, United States

Experts say that the major contributing factors to the obesity epidemic are complex and multiple, but lack of access to healthy, affordable food (“food deserts”), and uptake even when it is accessible, and insufficient physical activity are believed to be the most significant. Read more…

December 1, 2011

Northwestern University, Chicago Campus, Hughes Auditorium
303 E Superior St, Chicago, IL, United States

Part 2 of the program features keynote speaker Bechara Choucair, M.D., Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, who will highlight the obesity problem and present his vision for a healthier Chicago. Read more…

November 16, 2010

Northwestern University Chicago Campus, Thorne Auditorium
375 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States

The Chicago Council on Science and Technology & Children’s Memorial Research Center Present:

“The Immortal Life of HEnrietta LAcks”

Lecture, Book signing and Dinner with
Best-Selling Author Rebecca Skloot
Featuring Special Guests, Veteran Journalist Bill Kurtis
and WLS TV’s John Garcia,
on November 16

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