A Heavy Price: The Effect of Weight Stigma and What to Do About it – Presentation, San Jose

When:
April 11, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
2017-04-11T17:00:00-07:00
2017-04-11T18:30:00-07:00
Where:
San Jose State University - Student Wellness Center, Rm. 122
1 Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95112
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
San Jose State University - Wellness and Health Promotion
(408) 924 - 6202

From the Heavy Price presentation flyer:

“A Heavy Price: The Effect of Weight Stigma and What to Do About it

Presented by: Jennifer Henretty, PhD and Jamie Atkins, RD

This presentation uses images, anecdotes, and video to highlight the prevalence of subtle, and not so subtle, weight stigma in everyday interactions. Relevant research on weight stigma and its consequences and solutions will be presented, especially as related to the ‘fight against obesity.’

Light refreshments will be provided. 

This event is wheelchair accessible. Individuals requiring sign language interpreters, real-time captioners, or other accommodations should contact Wellness and Health Promotion at (408) 924-6202 or email Anna.Ang@sjsu.edu as soon as possible.”