The MIT Forum: Robert Lustig

Monday, September 17, 2018 at 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Samberg Conference Center, 7th Fl.

Join fellow MIT alumni and friends for a special MIT Forum event featuring Robert Lustig '77, bestselling author, physician, and consumer advocate. 

Lustig, a Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology at the University of California, San Francisco, has spent his academic career exposing the role sugar has played in contributing to poor health in America. His books Fat Chance and The Hacking of the American Mind, Sugar Has 56 Names, and Obesity Before Birth have effected significant change in the way food companies, governments, and consumers view the American diet.

Lustig's talk will be by a fireside chat with and audience Q&A. The event includes a reception with drinks and hors d'oeuvres. MIT alumni and guests are welcome.

Space is limited—register today.

The MIT Forum is a quarterly series, produced by the MIT Alumni Association, that spotlights thought leaders from around the world.

Event Type

Conferences/Seminars/Lectures

Events By Interest

Academic, Health/Wellness

Events By Audience

MIT Community

Website

http://alumic.mit.edu/s/1314/17form/i...

Cost

$10

Group
MIT Alumni Association
Hashtag

#mitbetterworld

Contact Email

alumnilearn@mit.edu

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