NHLBI Working Group Report
Preventing Weight Gain in Young Adults

August 31, 2005


Summary
John Elder, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Professor
Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences
San Diego State University Graduate School of Public Health
9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 221
San Diego, CA 92123
Telephone: 619-594-2997
Fax Number: 619-594-2998
Email: jelder@mail.sdsu.edu
Kathleen Mullan Harris, Ph.D.
Gillian T. Cell Distinguished Professor of Sociology
Director
National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill CB# 8120
University Square 123 W. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Phone: 919-966-5560
Fax: 919-966-6638
Email: kathie_harris@unc.edu
John M. Jakicic, Ph.D.
Chair
Department of Health and Physical Activity
University of Pittsburgh
Birmingham Towers Suite 600
2100 Wharton Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Tel: 412-488-4182
Fax: 412-488-4174
E-mail: jjakicic@pitt.edu
Robert W Jeffery, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Epidemiology
University of Minnesota
1300 South Second Street
Suite 300, West Bank OFC Building
Minneapolis, MN 55454
Telephone: 612-626-8580
Fax Number: 612-624-0315
Email: jeffery@epi.umn.edu
William C. Knowler, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Diabetes and Arthritis Epidemiology Section
Chief, Phoenix Epidemiology and Clinical Research Branch NIDDK
National Institutes of Health
1550 East Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ 85014
Tel: 602-200-5206
Fax: 602-200-5225
Email: knowler@nih.gov
Shiriki K. Kumanyika, PhD, MPH
Associate Dean for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Professor of Epidemiology,
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
8th Floor Blockley Hall,
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia PA 19104-6021
Phone: 215 898-2629; Fax 215 573-5311
Email: skumanyi@cceb.med.upenn.edu
Cora (Beth) Lewis, M.D., M.S.P.H.
Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Preventive Medicine
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
1717 11th Avenue South
Medical Towers, Suite 734
Birmingham, AL 35205
Tel: 205-934-6736
Fax: 205-934-7959
E-mail: clewis@.dopm.uab.edu
Kiang Liu, Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Chair for Research
Department of Preventive Medicine
Northwestern University Medical School
680 N. Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1102
Chicago, IL 60611
Tel: 312-908-8307
Fax: 312-908-9588
Email: kiangliu@northwestern.edu
Rena R. Wing, Ph.D. (Chair)
Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Brown Medical School
Director of Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center
196 Richmond Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-793-8959
Fax: 401-793-8944
Email: rwing@lifespan.org
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