October 31, 2013

Shari Barkin, M.D., to speak about Nashville Collaborative tomorrow

The co-directors of the Nashville Collaborative, a partnership between the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Metro Parks and Recreation, will share their experiences regarding the development and testing of innovative community-based programs that can measurably reduce pediatric obesity at a meeting Nov. 1 at 8:30 a.m. at the Coleman Park Community Center, 384 Thompson Lane.

The presenters will be Shari Barkin, M.D., director of the Division of General Pediatrics, and Paul Widman, Metro Parks and Recreation.

Coffee and a light breakfast will be served.

To RSVP contact Christine King at Christine.c.king@vanderbilt.edu.