2014 Menzies Debate: The obesity epidemic should be managed by cure, not prevention

Date: September 25, 2014
Time: 6 - 7.30 pm

Location:

MS2 Lecture Theatre, Medical Science Precinct
Corner of Campbell and Liverpool Streets; HOBART

Details:

More than 60% of Australian adults are either overweight or obese. The individual and societal costs are high, and growing. Join us to hear experts from research, policy and clinical practice debate the motion.

Award-winning science journalist¬†Mark Horstman, of ABC’s Catalyst will moderate the debate.¬† The two teams will be led by:

Professor Alison Venn
Associate Director – Research, Menzies Research Institute Tasmania

and

Dr Roscoe Taylor
Chief Health Officer and Director of Public Health for Tasmania

Refreshments from 5.30pm. 

Event audience: Everyone