NEW Kids ™ Nutrition, Exercise, and Weight Management for Kids. Brian Fidlin, PsyD Program Director of NEW Kids Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology. Obesity is a complex medical, social and psychological phenomenon. Has implications for business, law, health and public policy.
Brian Fidlin, PsyD
Program Director of NEW Kids
Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology
Prevention and Treatment of Pediatric Obesity
Nutrition, Exercise, & Weight management for Kids
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