Dr. Leah Whigham on having a healthier lifestyle
On this edition of The Weekend, Louie Saenz talks with Dr. Leah Whigham, Director for the Center for the Community Health Impact, Associate Professor with The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health in the Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences in El Paso, Texas to talk about the El Paso Nutrition and Healthy Weight Clinic, how to have a healthier lifestyle and clinical trials for weight loss medications.
Dr. Leah Whigham has over 20 years of experience in basic, clinical, and community sciences as they relate to obesity. Her research has increased our understanding of metabolism as it relates to obesity, the influence of nutrients and immune function on body composition, and the impact of the environment on nutrition and physical activity.
- For more information on the Center for the Community Health Impact visit: https://sph.uth.edu/research/centers/cchi/what-we-do/cchi-team
- For more information on the El Paso Nutrition and Healthy Weight Clinic visit: https://launch.uth.edu/project/37802
- For more information about Dr. Leah Whigham visit: https://sph.uth.edu/faculty/#iLVQ3/LEH/DEI1IdEzu1AYNx+n+enRY+UTrmPQhf1Yv9mzdtf6rqpdZqSIi9KmB3
- Or visit her LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/leah-whigham-a4143913
Originally aired February 3, 2024