The College of Allied Health Sciences will hold the annual Ruth Rosevear Lecture Series at 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 28, 2014, in French East Room 135.
Ellen Demerath, PhD, associate professor at the University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health, will deliver the annual Rosevear lecture, hosted by the Department of Nutritional Sciences.
Her talk is entitled, "Infant Body Composition: Developmental Plasticity and Assessment.”
Demerath received her BA from Harvard University and her MS and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests include the developmental origins of chronic disease, with an emphasis on obesity, body composition, and cardiovascular disease risk factors in infancy and childhood.