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In March of 2020 we published our first newsletter on the COVID-19 pandemic. At the time, we speculated that people with obesity would be adversely affected by COVID-19.
Recognizing that obesity is a complex, chronic disease affecting more than 2 billion people globally, the STOP Obesity Alliance is a founding partner of the 7th annual Obesity Care Week (OCW), which takes place this year from February 28th – March 6th, 2021.
This month's newsletter is written by guest author Faith Newsome. Faith is currently a first year PhD student at the University of Florida in the Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics working on various projects related to obesity research.
Research Project Director
STOP Obesity Alliance
Milken Institute School of Public Health
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