This meeting provided a valuable opportunity for members to be brought up to date on obesity policy in UK since the publication of the Foresight report on obesity in 2008 by Dr Susan Jebb; to learn more about the approaches to tackling obesity pursued by other European countries from Professor Erik Millstone; and to hear some new evidence on the exercise versus diet issue from Professor Philip James.
Dr Susan Jebb, Chair of the cross-Government Expert Advisory Group on Obesity
Professor Erik Millstone, Science and Technology Policy Research Unit, Sussex University
Professor Philip James, President International Association for the Study of Obesity (IASO)
Minutes - 14 June 2011 (176k)