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Director’s Council of Public Representatives (COPR)

NIH Public Bulletin – September 2011

2011 Medicine for the Public Lecture Series Now Online

Format: Videocast and Podcast
Institute: NIH Clinical Center (CC)

Medicine for the Public is a lecture series that engages researchers and health care providers to present the latest in research and patient care in lay language. The 2011 Medicine for the Public lectures on obesity and depression are now available in videocast and podcast formats to watch, listen, and share anytime.

"Confronting Obesity: Updates in Prevention and Treatment Research" features presentations on metabolism and body weight, risk factors and effects of obesity in adults and children, and research-based approaches to treatment and prevention.

"Challenging Depression: New Insights into Research and Treatment" features presentations on bipolar disorders, depression during pregnancy, and electroconvulsive therapy.

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You can access videocasts and podcasts of these lectures at

Watch and listen to archived lectures on women's health, healthy aging, addiction, cancer, heart disease, genomics, dietary supplements, and other topics at

This page last reviewed on August 23, 2012

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