Obesity and Sleep with Dr. Carolyn Landis, University Hospitals

Date: Wed, February 27, 2013

About this program

Grade level(s):

Program Time: 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Meet Dr. Landis, a clinical psychologist, and learn how she studies the impact of lifestyle habits on youth wellness. Find out the how obesity impacts sleep and overall health. Dr. Landis will share her research on new methods of helping overweight and obese children and teens.

This four-part series engages students (Grades 7-12) in conversations with medical professionals who will explain how they generate ideas and test plans for improving health and wellness. Local medical researchers and experts from top medical institutions (Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Metrohealth Medical Center, University Hospitals at Case Medical Center, and Louis Stokes VA Medical Center) will describe how their ideas go from the bench (the laboratory) to the bedside (patient care at the doctor’s office or hospital).


Carolyn E. Landis, PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental/ Behavioral Pediatrics and Psychology, The Center for Childhood Diabetes, Activity and Nutrition, University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital.

To participate:

Schools interested in participating in FREE this educational opportunity should contact John Ramicone at 216-916-6360 or by February 22nd. 

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