At Length with Steve Scher

At Length with Adam Drewnowski

Prior to his Weight & Wellness series lecture, Obesity and Poverty: Linking Food, Health and Incomes, Adam Drewnowski, UW professor of epidemiology and director of the Center for Public Health Nutrition at the School of Public Health, sat down for a conversation with At Length host Steve Scher, ’87.

Recorded on April 14, 2015.
Weight & Wellness Poster

Poster from the Weight & Wellness lecture series. Click to enlarge.

A prolific author of over 200 research papers and the inventor of the Nutrient Rich Food and Affordable Nutrition Indexes, Dr. Adam Drewnowski is a world-renowned leader in the prevention and treatment of obesity. He is also the director of the University of Washington Center for Obesity Research, which addresses the environmental, social and economic aspects of the obesity epidemic. Dr. Drewnowski is an adjunct professor of medicine and is a joint member of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

In this conversation with Steve Scher, Dr. Drewnowski discusses the “growing body of evidence that obesity in America is largely an economic issue.”