Vanderbilt Institute for Obesity & Metabolism

In the News


Reporter: April 10, 2014  Shari Barkin, M.D., MSHS is elected VP of the Society for Pediatric Research


Reporter:  December 19, 2013  Bariatric surgery's metabolic impact to be explored

Vanderbilt Medicine: February 2013  New state obesity data sparks excitement


Reporter, 8/14/09 Activity helps Latino children develop a more accurate perception of their weight


Vanderbilt Medicine, Summer 2009 An Ounce of Prevention  The work of Shari Barkin and Joan Randall, members of the VIOM, are featured in this issue.


Breaking the Color Barrier in the Great American Outdoors        Savannah Williams, a research assistant in MPB, has been featured on CNN.com promoting her involvement in a program aiming to increase minority participation in outdoor sports and physical activity.  Click here to read the article.