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An Evening with President Vincent E. Price: Transforming Teaching and Discovery

Date: Monday, October 29, 2018 | 06:30 pm - 09:30 pm EDT

Location:  Grand Salon and Terrace, The Fox Theater
660 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia  30308
United States


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Join us for an evening with fellow Duke Atlanta alumni and a conversation about Duke's strategic priorities with President Vincent E. Price and faculty member Gary G. Bennett A.M.'99, Ph.D.'02.

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Gary G. Bennett A.M.'99, Ph.D.'02.

Gary G. Bennett A.M.'99, Ph.D.'02. is the Bishop-MacDermott Family Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience, Global Health and Medicine at Duke University. Dr. Bennett developed the interactive obesity treatment approach (iOTA), which is currently being evaluated in several trials, both domestically and abroad. He has published over 100 papers on the social determinants of obesity and the effectiveness of intervention strategies in high risk populations. Prior to joining Duke in 2009, Dr. Bennett served on the faculties of the Harvard School of Public Health and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He co-founded Crimson Health Solutions, which developed evidence-based behavior change interventions for the disease management sector; Health Dialog acquired Crimson in 2007. Most recently, he co-founded Scale Down, a personalized digital weight loss program powered by the latest science in daily self-weighing. Dr. Bennett earned his BA at Morehouse College and his PhD in clinical health psychology at Duke University, prior to completing postdoctoral studies in social epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. Gary is cool enough to have his own website, which you can find here: www.drgarybennett.com.

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