EXNS Seminars

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Exercise and Nutrition Sciences Departmental Seminar Series

The Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences hosts a seminar series each semester. The seminar takes place every other Friday and encourages sharing of cross-disciplinary and high-impact research, broadly related to physical activity, exercise physiology, and nutrition. Seminar presentations are given by both internal and external speakers and the subject matter includes laboratory, clinical, behavioral, epidemiologic, and applied research. All students, staff, and faculty are encouraged to attend. All seminars are held on Fridays from 12PM-1PM.

Fall 2022 Seminars
Date
Speaker
Seminar Topic

Sept 23rd

Alfonso Alfini - NIH, NHLBI

Exercise and Sleep: The Impact Lifestyle Factors on the Aging Brain

Oct 7th

Allison Sylvetsky - GW EXNS

Mother's Experiences During the Infant Formula Shortage in Washington, D.C.

Oct 21st

Shirin Panahi - CNS

Physiological Determinants of Appetite Control: A Focus on Dairy

Nov 4th

Christie St. Pierre - GW EXNS

Youth Perspectives on Food Insecurity and School-based Food and Nutrition Education Programs

Nov 18th

Falk Mueller - NUS

Physical Activity and Nutrition Determinants in Asia – An Introduction to the PANDA Research Programme 

Dec 22nd

Kim Robien - GW EXNS

Role of Nutrition and Body Composition in Improving Cancer Treatment Outcomes: Evidence, Challenges, and Future Directions.

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Alfonso Alfini - Exercise and Sleep: The Impact Lifestyle Factors on the Aging Brain

October 23rd, 2022

Alfonso Alfini, Ph.D., M.S., a Program Director at the National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (NCSDR), in the Division of Lung Diseases (DLD), at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) presents Exercise and Sleep: The impact of Lifestyle Factors on the Aging Brain

 

Allison Sylvetsky - Mother's Experiences During the Infant Formula Shortage in Washington, D.C.

October 7th, 2022

Dr. Sylvetsky, an Associate Professor in the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences and is Director of the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Science program at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, presents Mother’s Experiences During the Infant Formula Shortage in Washington, D.C.

Shirin Panahi - Physiological Determinants of Appetite Control: A Focus on Dairy

October 21st, 2022

Dr. Shirin Panahi is a Research Associate in the Departments of Physical Education and Kinesiology at Université Laval in Quebec City, Canada, presents Physiological Determinants of Appetite Control: A Focus on Dairy.

Christie St. Pierre - Youth Perspectives on Food Insecurity and Nutrition Education Programs

November 4th, 2022

Christie St. Pierre, MPH, RDN is a doctoral student in the Exercise Physiology and Applied Nutrition Program at the The Milken Institute School of Public Health, presents Youth Perspectives on Food Insecurity and School-based Food and Nutrition Education Programs.

Falk Mueller - Physical Activity and Nutrition Determinants in Asia (PANDA)

November 18th, 2022

Falk Müller-Riemenschneider, MBBS, MSc, MD, an Associate Professor, Leader Physical Activity and Nutrition Determinants in Asia (PANDA) Research Programme, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, and Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore presents Physical Activity and Nutrition Determinants in Asia – An Introductions to the PANDA Research Programme.

EXNS Seminars Archive