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.
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Brian Fidlin, PsyD
Program Director of NEW Kids
Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology
Prevention and Treatment of Pediatric Obesity
Nutrition, Exercise, & Weight management for Kids
NEW Kids at the Y
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