Creighton University School of Medicine Distinguished Lecture Series featuring Madhumita Sinha, MD, MHSM, FAAP
Childhood Obesity and Metabolic Risk: A LifeCourse Perspective
Madhumita Sinha, MD, MHSM, FAAP
Head Diabetes Epidemiology and Clinical Research Section, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.
Assistant Clinical Investigator 2, National Institute of Health
Clinical Professor, Department of Child Health, University of Arizona College of Medicine.
Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics, Creighton University School of Medicine
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Noon - 1 p.m. MST
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. CST
No Cost | 1 CE hour
Physicians, physicians assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, residents, fellows and students
Creighton University School of Medicine
Department of Family & Community Medicine
Creighton University Office of Continuing Education
- Focus on the rising prevelance of childhood obesity and its associated comorbidities.
- Examine factors that influence adiposity and metabolic risk during the life course, beginning with the intrauterine period, and transitioning through childhood, youth, and adulthood.
Presented by Madhumita Sinha MD, MHSM, FAAP
Dr. Madhumita Sinha is an Assistant Clinical Investigator-2 at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Intramural Research Program (IRP). She is currently Head, Diabetes Epidemiology and Clinical Research Section (DECRS) at the Phoenix Epidemiology and Clinical Research Branch (PECRB), National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). Dr. Sinha is Board Certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. She holds an academic rank as Professor of Pediatrics, Affiliate Faculty, at Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE, and Adjunct Clinical Professor, Department of Child Health, at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix. Dr. Sinha?s research focus is childhood obesity and metabolic risk in minority populations. She is currently the Principal Investigator of a life course study, the Early Tracking of Childhood Health Determinants (ETCHED) study. This study is supported by the NIH IRP, and examines the intrauterine and early childhood risk factors for obesity and cardiometabolic disease. Dr. Sinha was recently awarded the NIDDK's William G. Coleman Jr. Award for Diversity and Inclusion for overcoming logistical challenges ensuring an on-going personal and professional commitment to providing clinical care to mothers and their children from underserved populations..
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