Understanding Obesity — Blue Plate Research — January 21, 2021

Typically considered to be an individual struggle, new discoveries indicate that obesity is contagious and societal factors are a primary driver of its spread. In this presentation, Utah State University researchers Gabriele Ciciurkaite, Maya Miyairi Steel, and Dale Wagner discuss the surprising factors that increase obesity risk and the role that individuals, decision-makers, and society at large play in improving community health. Learn more about this and other Blue Plate Research events at blueplateresearch.usu.edu.

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