Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside

Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside: “Sleep & Obesity: When Being Sedentary Is Good for You”



Date
March 23, 2017
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Sanjay R. Patel, MD, MS
Visiting Professor of Medicine; Director, Center for Sleep and Cardiovascular Outcomes Research, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Location
West Wing Auditorium, UPMC Shadyside
Category
UPMC Shadyside, Department of Medicine
Contact
Justine Rubino
Director, Operations, CCEHS


412-647-8261
rubinoje@upmc.edu
Description

Poor sleep is increasingly identified as a novel risk factor for obesity. This talk will review current evidence linking sleep with obesity and weight gain as well as potential mechanisms underlying this relationship.