UTIA Professor Elected to Obesity Society Council
Naima Moustaid-Moussa, Ph.D., UT Institute of Agriculture professor of Animal Science has been elected as Basic/Experimental Councilor by the members of The Obesity Society. Her official term as a Councilor will begin at the October Business Meeting of the 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego, CA. She will serve on The Obesity Society’s Council.
Moustaid-Moussa’s faculty appointment includes responsibilities in AgResearch and for UT Extension’s Family and Consumer Sciences program area. She is also co-director of the UT Obesity Research Center.
The Obesity Society is the leading scientific society dedicated to the study of obesity. Since 1982, The Obesity Society has been committed to encouraging research on the causes and treatment of obesity, and to keeping the medical community and public informed of new advances.