Eating Disorder Pro Podcast – The Obesity Epidemic with Barbara Moore

An interview with Barbara Moore

Join us on TUESDAY, September 17 at 7:00 pm EST as we welcome Dr. Barbara J. Moore to the show. We’ll be talking about the obesity epidemic that is affecting both adults and children throughout the United States. Dr. Moore is the president and CEO of Shape Up America!, a national campaign to raise awareness of obesity as a health issue and to promote responsible and sustainable weight management practices in adults and the prevention of obesity in children. This episode is especially important if you or your loved one suffers from anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, or obesity. You can tune in HERE.

Here’s some more information about our guest:

“Dr. Barbara J. Moore is president and CEO of Shape Up America!, a national non-profit organization founded by former U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop, M.D. in 1994 to raise awareness of obesity as a health issue.

Dr. Moore served on the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee on Prevention of Obesity in Children and Youth, which produced the landmark 2005 report Preventing Childhood Obesity: Health in the Balance. She is a member of the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) and in 2013 she was elected Fellow of The Obesity Society (FTOS). She currently serves as co-chair of the Weight Management Work Group for the Osteoarthritis Action Alliance.

Before joining Shape Up America! in 1995, Dr. Moore held several positions with the federal government, working in Washington DC. She served in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) in 1993 and again in 1995. In the interim she served on the staff of the National Institutes of Health, Division of Nutrition Research Coordination (DNRC). From 1989 to 1993, she was chief nutritionist and primary technical policy advisor for Weight Watchers International.

Receiving her M.S. and Ph.D. in nutritional science from Columbia University, Institute of Human Nutrition (IHN), Dr. Moore has four years of postdoctoral training in nutrition and physiology at the University of California at Davis. She was appointed Henry Rutgers Fellow at Rutgers University (1987-1989) and holds a B.A. from Skidmore College.”

Dr. J. Renae Norton is a clinical psychologist, specializing in the outpatient treatment of obesity and eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, bulimarexia, and binge eating disorder (BED) and the Director of The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is the Director of The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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