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Dr. Pouran Fagrhi, PhD, Speaking at CHIP Thursday, April 18, 2013

April 15, 2013 by  
Filed under CHIP Today

On Thursday, April 18, 2013, from 12:30 - 1:30 pm, the lecture series offers a talk by Pouran Fagrhi, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.S.M.

Professor of Health Promotion and Allied Health Sciences at UConn on “Worksite Weight Loss Intervention Using Contingency Management of Financial Incentives for Risky Employees.”  This lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Kinesiology at the NEAG School of Education.

The lecture will be in Video Conference Room 204 on the second floor of Ryan at 2006 Hillside Road at the University of Connecticut in Storrs.  For a map of the area, look at http://www.chip.uconn.edu/about/directions-to-chip/.   It is co-sponsored by the UConn Office of the Vice President for Research.

You can also view this talk streamed live during or after the lecture at the following link: http://www.chip.uconn.edu/lecture-4-18-13.

Dr. Pouran Faghri is a medical doctor and an exercise physiologist with expertise in health promotion, wellness, disease, and disability prevention for healthy individuals as well as neurologically impaired and those with chronic conditions and elderly. Dr. Faghri’s areas of interest are: work-site health promotion programs (design/intervention/evaluation), community health promotion programs (design/intervention/evaluation), health related behavior, intervention strategies, health promotion and secondary disability prevention (neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, and physiological) in disabled and elderly populations, and evaluation of social determinant of health, self-care, self-awareness, and decision making strategies under uncertain or distributed environments.

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