Video: Turning The Tide On Childhood Obesity - Denise Wilfley

How better care for childhood obesity improves mental health, transforms lives, and saves money.

This is a talk about the issues that children face being obese. While it is an issue that leads to adult obesity, it has it's own issues and should be treated differently.

wilfley1.pngDenise E. Wilfley, Ph.D. is an international authority in the etiology, prevention, and treatment of eating disorders and obesity, and has devoted her career to improving the lives and health of children and their families. She is the Scott Rudolph University Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine, Pediatrics, and Psychological & Brain Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis and has received over 20 years of continuous research funding from the National Institutes of Health.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

Listen to Dr. Wilfley on the podcast MichMash, with TEDxGatewayArch Co-Founder Mich Hancock. Listen Here


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