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Women's Health Grand Rounds

Breastfeeding and Obesity

Thursday, August 4, 2005, 7:30 a.m - 9:30 a.m. ET

Breastfeeding Grand Rounds 2005 sponsored by the NYS Institute for Human Lactation


  • Impact of Breastfeeding on Pediatric Obesity - Ruth Lawrence, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Rochester and author of Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession
  • Impact of Breastfeeding on Maternal Obesity - Mary Applegate, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Bureau of Women's Health, New York State Department of Health
  • Breastfeeding Difficulties in Obese Women - Kathleen M. Rasmussen, ScD, RD, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University
  • Case Studies
  • Questions and Answers - Phone in questions toll free

    This program will be available via Webstreaming within 1-2 weeks after the broadcast.

    Major support for this program comes from the NYS Department of Health and the USDHHS Material and Child Health Bureau.
  • This Educational Activity is presented by the School of Public Health Continuing Education, which has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the New York State Nurses Associationís Council on Continuing Education, which is accredited by the American Nursesí Credentialing Centerís Commission on Accreditation. It has been approved for 2.0 contact hours and has been assigned approval code 5TLL8T-PRV-04-059.

    The School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. The School designates this educational activity for 2.0 Category One credits towards the AMA Physicianís Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

    This activity is sponsored by the School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for the CHES to receive 2.0 Category 1 CECH in health education.


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