WHO:  The University of New Mexico (UNM) Department of Psychology presents Joe Nadglowski, Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) president and CEO, in a talk titled "Understanding Obesity: Weight Bias and Its Consequences," on Friday, April 4, from 12 to 1 p.m. in Dane Smith Hall room 125 on the UNM main campus. The event is free and open to the public.

WHAT:  Nadglowski, a noted expert on obesity and frequent speaker, will discuss weight bias and how it penetrates every facet of life for individuals affected by the disease of obesity. Education, employment, healthcare and more are all areas where folks find themselves targeted by bias.

WHEN: Friday, April 4 at 12 to 1 p.m.

WHERE / PARKING: The talk will be held in rm. 125 at Dane Smith Hall on the UNM main campus. Recommended hourly paid ($1.75 per hour) parking is available in the Yale Parking Structure located east of Yale Blvd. and south of Lomas Blvd. All hourly parking is purchased using pay stations that accept VISA and Mastercard. Attendees should take the G/Q Lot Shuttle that operates along Yale Blvd. with a stop at the roundabout near the Duck Pond and Dane Smith Hall or the Redondo Shuttle, which also stops near the Duck Pond. Shuttle pickups are approximately every 15 minutes. For additional shuttle information, visit: Campus Transportation System.

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MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Carr | scarr@unm.edu| 505.277-1821