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Weight Bias and Stigmatization: Implications for Research and Public Health Efforts Addressing Obesity.

Rebecca Puhl, Ph.D., Deputy Director of the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at Yale University, will look at the current evidence, extent and health consequences of weight stigmatization. As a senior research scientist, she coordinates research and policy efforts aimed at reducing weight bias and improving the quality of life of children and adults affected by obesity.