I-TOPP Symposium, 2015

2015 Biennial Symposium:
Illinois Transdisciplinary Obesity Prevention Program
Transdisciplinary Research and Education: Benefits and Barriers
October 8-9, 2015
Illinois Ballroom, I Hotel and Conference Center
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Our symposium serves as an educational opportunity for faculty, students, and stakeholders in the Illinois community
as well as faculty invited from around the country that will be in attendance.

We invite you to register to this free event


Agenda:

Thursday, October 8, 3:30-5:00

3:30 - 4:00 pm   Registration - Illinois Ballroom

4:00 - 4:15 pm   Welcome and Introduction

Introduction of I-TOPP

Sharon Donovan, PhD, RD

Professor and Melissa M. Noel Endowed Chair, Food Science and Human Nutrition

Principal Investigator of the I-TOPP, University of Illinois

Welcome

Barbara Wilson, PhD

Interim Chancellor, University of Illinois

4:15 - 5:00 pm   Keynote Speaker I: Transdisciplinary Team Science in Obesity

Prevention: What's the (Next) Big Idea?

Bonnie Spring, PhD

Director, Center for Behavior and Health; Professor of Preventive Medicine,

Psychology, Psychiatry, and Public Health, Northwestern University

5:15 - 7:00 pm   Poster Session and Reception


Friday, October 9, 8:30-3:00

8:30 - 9:00 am   Registration and Continental Breakfast - Illinois Ballroom

9:00 - 9:05 am   Introduction

Sharon Donovan, PhD, RD

Professor and Melissa M. Noel Endowed Chair, Food Science and

Human Nutrition, University of Illinois

9:05 - 10:00 am  Keynote Speaker II: Connecting the Dots: Translating Systems

Thinking into Public Health Innovations

Terry Huang, PhD

Professor of Public Health, City University of New York School of Public Health and

the University of Nebraska Medical Center

10:10 - 10:15 am Break

10:15 - 10:20 am Plenary Session I - Transdisciplinary Education Teams

Moderator Hillary Klonoff-Cohen, PhD

Saul J Morse and Anne B Morgan Professorship in Applied Health Sciences,

Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois

10:20 - 10:45 am I-TOPP Assessments: Assessment of Transdisciplinary Curriculum Focused on

Childhood Obesity Prevention

Janet Liechty, PhD

Associate Professor, School of Social Work and College of Medicine,

University of Illinois

10:45 - 11:00 am I-TOPP Curriculum: Developing a Transdisciplinary Curriculum Focused

on Childhood Obesity Prevention

Sharon Donovan, PhD, RD

Professor and Melissa M. Noel Endowed Chair, Food Science and

Human Nutrition, University of Illinois

11:00 - 11:30 am Interactive: Overcoming Transdisciplinary Education Barriers

Panel:

Janet Liechty, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Social Work and College of

Medicine, University of Illinois

Sharon Donovan, PhD, RD, Professor and Melissa M. Noel Endowed Chair, Food

Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois

Kelly Bost, PhD, Professor, Human and Community Development, University of

Illinois

Barbara Fiese, PhD, Professor Pampered Chef Endowed Chair in Family Resiliency,

Human and Community Development, Family Resiliency Center, University of Illinois

Bonnie Spring, PhD, Director, Center for Behavior and Health; Professor of

Preventative Medicine, Psychology, Psychiatry, and Public Health, Northwestern

University

Terry Huang, PhD, Professor of Public Health, City University of New York School of

Public Health and the University of Nebraska Medical Center

Maria Pineros-Leano, MSW, MPH, I-TOPP Scholar, Social Work, University of Illinois

Jessica Jarick, BA, MPH, I-TOPP Scholar, Human Development and Family Studies, University of Illinois

11:30 - 12:15 pm Lunch

12:15 - 12:20 pm Plenary Session II - Transdisciplinary Research Teams

Moderator Rodney Johnson, PhD

Professor, Animal Science, University of Illinois

12:20 - 12:40 pm Merging Sensory Science and Child Development Perspectives to

Provide New Insight on Picky Eating

Brent McBride, PhD

Professor, Human and Community Development, University of Illinois

Soo-Yeun Lee, PhD

Associate Professor, Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois

12:40 - 1:00 pm  Interactions between Child BMI, Genotype, and Parenting Style: An Example Transdisciplinary Research

Margarita Teran-Garcia, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois

Kelly Bost, PhD

Professor, Human and Community Development, University of Illinois

1:00 - 1:20 pm Setting New Research and Policy Agendas to Reduce US Household

Food Insecurity: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Craig Gundersen, PhD

Professor Soybean Industry Endowed Professor of Agricultural Strategy, Agricultural

and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois

Barbara Fiese, PhD

Professor Pampered Chef Endowed Chair in Family Resiliency, Human and

Community Development, Family Resiliency Center, University of Illinois

1:20 - 1:30 pm   Session Summary

Rodney Johnson, PhD

Professor, Animal Science, University of Illinois

1:30 - 1:45 pm   Break

1:45 - 1:50 pm   Plenary Session III - I-TOPP Scholar Research

Moderator Angela Wiley, PhD

Associate Professor, Human and Community Development, University of Illinois

1:50 - 2:05 pm    Child-Centered parental Feeding Practices Associated with Fewer Picky

Eating Behaviors in Preschoolers

Natasha Chong Cole, BBA, MPH, RD

Nutritional Sciences, University of Illinois

2:05 - 2:20 pm    Parent Binge Eating and Restrictive Feeding Practices: Indirect Effects of Parent

Reactions to Child Negative Emotion

Jaclyn Saltzman, BA, MPH

Human and Community Development, University of Illinois

2:20 - 2:35 pm   The Impact of Nutrition label Usage on Food Selection and Consumption in a

University Dining Setting

Mary Christoph, BS, MPH

Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois

2:35 - 2:50 pm    a2-Heremans-Schmid Glycoprotein (AHSG) Polymorphism and HOMA-IR in Young Mexican Adults

Katie Robinson, BS, MPH

Nutritional Sciences, University of Illinois

2:50 - 3:00 pm    Symposium Wrap-up

Barbara Fiese, PhD

Professor Pampered Chef Endowed Chair in Family Resiliency, Human and

Community Development, Family Resiliency Center, University of Illinois

Registration:
To register, click HERE - Register by Friday, October 2, 2015 at 5:00 CT