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The O’Neill Institute Colloquium is an annual discussion series that addresses the most important health law issues of the day.

Please join the O’Neill Institute on Wednesday, October 4, from 1:20-3:20 p.m. ET for an important session of the 2023 colloquium series, “The Inequitable Burden of Obesity and Noncommunicable Disease.” This dynamic panel of experts from the health policy and nutrition community will discuss balancing medical and non-medical interventions as pathways to improving health equity.

The first half of the session will include presentations from the speakers, which will be followed by a panel discussion in the second half.


  • Dr. William H. Dietz, Director, Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness; Professor, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University
  • Dr. Vineeta Gupta, Executive Director, Network for Public Health Law  
  • Kate Sherwood, Executive Chef and Culinary Director, Center for Science in the Public Interest 

Moderated by: Lawrence Gostin, Faculty Director, O’Neill Institute


Noncommunicable Diseases

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