The editorial team of Obesity, the leading peer-reviewed scientific journal in the field, hosts the 6th annual Obesity Journal Symposium at ObesityWeek. The Editors have selected five winning papers that provide the latest insights into preventing and treating obesity through innovative research designs. An author of each winning paper will give a 10-minute oral presentation followed by a 5-minute discussion. The papers will be featured in a special section of the December 2018 issue of Obesity.


8:30am Effects of a Community-Based Diabetes Prevention Program for Latino Youth With Obesity: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Erica G Soltero, PhD
8:45am Effects of Indoor Thermal Environment on Human Food Intake, Productivity, and Comfort: Pilot Randomized Crossover Trial
Molly B Richardson, PhD
9:00am Food Insecurity is Associated With Maladaptive Eating Behaviors and Objectively Measured Overeating
Emma J Stinson, BS
9:15am Melanocortin-3 Receptors Expressed on Agouti-Related Peptide Neurons Inhibit Feeding Behavior in Female Mice
Andrew A Butler, PhD
9:30am Changes in Coverage for Obesity Prevention and Treatment Services: Analysis of Medicaid and State Employee Health Insurance Programs
Nichole Jannah, MPH(c)