Epidemiology Section April 2010 Newsletter

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The Obesity Society
 
Epidemiology Section Newsletter
April 2010
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Dear Epidemiology Section Members,  

 WELCOME!

KranzAs Section Chair, I would like to share three pieces of information with you in this newsletter.
Call for Nominations for Section Board Members 
 
As our group is growing steadily, we are now accepting nominations for positions on the Board for the next year, which starts at the Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA in October 2010.  The following positions are available:
 
  • Chair-Elect (1 year as Chair-Elect followed by 1 year as Chair and 1 year as Past-Chair)
  • Secretary (1-year commitment) 
 
You are welcome to self-nominate or nominate someone else. Please confirm that individuals you are nominating will agree to take the position, if elected.  I'd be happy to answer questions about the time and effort requirements for these positions.
 

Nominees should submit their brief bio (3-4 sentences), high-resolution photo JPEG, BMP or GIF, and position they are applying for to Sadie Campbell  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  by Friday, April 30.   
 
The e-ballot will be open for voting by section members May 17-28, 2010.  
 
Serving on the Board is a great way to get involved!
Obesity 2010 Update
 
Abstract Submission Deadline
Abstract submission deadline is Noon EST, Monday, April 12.  Visit abstract submission site to submit your abstract before the deadline.
 
 
Early-Bird Registration - Now Open!
Save by registering early to attend Obesity 2010, in San Diego, CA.  Our Section meeting will be held Saturday, October 9 from 12:30-2:00pm.  Early-Bird Registration closes June 30, 2010. Visit http://www.obesity.org/obesity2010/ to register.
 
New Section Website!
Visit our Section web page to keep abreast of activities pertaining to the Epidemiology Section at:
 
I am looking forward to receiving your nominations!
 
 
Sibylle Kranz, PhD, RD
The Obesity Society
Epidemiology Section Chair
 
 
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