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New York Times: Reducing Adult and Child Obesity

Professor Larry Wallack responds to the Op Ed “Fighting Obesity Is Not Just for Kids” from the Dec. 18 issue of the New York Times:


To the Editor:

Collaborative launches plan to get Oregonians healthier, outdoors

REI, Kelley Family Foundation, and others sign on to support Oregon Action Framework for Health and the Outdoors 

At the Oregon Healthiest State Summit this month, a diverse set of organizations unveiled a plan for getting more Oregonians outside on their journey to better health. 

Social Capital Research to Action Symposium

Build connections, capacity, and opportunity at the Social Capital Research to Action Symposium hosted by Institute for Sustainable Solutions and Center for Public Health Studies at Portland State University. The symposium will bring together researchers, practitioners, and community members interested in understanding best practices, difficulties, and benefits of increasing social capital to improve the health and well-being of our communities. 

Portland Business Journal: A glimpse inside Portland State's growing life sciences focus

Read the original story in the Portland Business Journal's Health Care Inc. Northwest. 

This morning, I got to take an "Umbrella Tour" of Portland State University and learn more about their science and health education programs.

Gilman Scholarship Information Session

Do you receive a Pell Grant?  Do you want to study abroad Summer or Fall 2015?

Learn how to get $5,000 - $8,000 for study abroad with the Gilman Scholarship!

Gilman Scholarship Information Sessions: