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MizzouForward Keynote – Cardiometabolic and physical function in obesity and aging: prime time for precision health



December 7th | 3:30pm-4:30pm

Acuff Auditorium (MA217) – School of Medicine


Join us for “Cardiometabolic and physical function in obesity and aging: prime time for precision health" a keynote presentation by School of Medicine-Endocrinology, MizzouForward faculty candidate, Dr. Bettina Mittendorfer. Dr. Mittendorfer will present on her research for approximately 40-minutes with a 20-minute question and answer session to follow.


Dr. Bettina Mittendorfer is Professor of Medicine and Nutritional Science at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. She is also the Director of the NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Research Unit, which provides personnel and infrastructure support for sophisticated inpatient and outpatient clinical trials, Associate Director of the NIH-funded Washington University Nutrition and Obesity Research Center (NORC), Director of the Clinical Science Research Core of the NORC, and the Director of the Longevity Research Program, which is supported by the Longer Life Foundation.


Dr. Mittendorfer’s research focuses on the metabolic and physical function abnormalities associated with obesity and aging and the effect of nutrition and physical activity interventions on metabolic and physical function. She has published over 150 peer-reviewed original research papers and scientific reviews. She serves as Associate Editor for the journals Obesity and J Physiol, as Editor of the carbohydrate section for the review journal Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care, and as Associate Editor for Physiological Reviews, the number one review journal in physiology (impact factor: 46.5).


You can access Dr. Mittendorfer’s CV via OneDrive here:

​Mittendorfer_CV_Nov2022.pdf icon Mittendorfer_CV_Nov2022.pdf (University log in required to access)

After the keynote, please provide candidate feedback with our brief survey.


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