Families, Young Children & Snacking

Friday, April 25, 2014 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Burdine Hall (BUR), 134 2505 UNIVERSITY AVE , Austin, Texas 78712

Jennifer Orlet Fisher, PhD presents a talk titled, “Family influences on appetite and snacking among young children.” The talk is part of an on-going speaker series in the Department of Nutritional Sciences.

Fisher is an associate professor of public health and the interim director of the Center for Obesity Research and Education at Temple University. Her research focuses on the development of eating behavior during infancy and early childhood. The broad goal of her research is to understand how early eating environments influence child behavioral controls of food intake and health outcomes, particularly overweight.

Event Type

Health & Wellness, Science & Tech


College of Natural Sciences

Target Audience

Students, General Public



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