Scientific Education and Training


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William Hansel Visiting Scientist Seminar

Almost every Thursday, prominent scientists from national and international universities as well as governmental and industrial laboratories visit to share their scientific discoveries and collaborate with the Pennington Biomedical Community.  

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Scientific Symposia

Pennington Biomedical is home to enriching scientific education events that aim to enhance collaboration with experts across the globe.

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Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease Summit

This summit attracts a diverse mix of health care practitioners interested in discussing innovative solutions and new strategies for disease management.

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Metabolic Surgery Grand Rounds

This program's mission is to deliver   educational sessions on cutting edge topics in Metabolic Surgery by the world’s top surgeons and scientists.

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Childhood Obesity and Public Health Conference

The Childhood  Obesity Conference  supports efforts to solve the epidemic of childhood obesity, one of the greatest public health challenges facing America.