Childhood Obesity

Daniel Marks, M.D., Ph.D.
Daniel Marks, M.D., Ph.D.

Daniel Marks, M.D., Ph.D. talks about the growing problem of childhood obesity and what can be done to slow it. He tells listeners about the serious impacts that being overweight has on children and OHSU's efforts to combat the epidemic.


Daniel Marks, M.D., Ph.D. is a pediatric endocrinologist and Director of the Oregon Child Health and Research Center at OHSU. His expertise includes weight regulation in children, adolescent endocrinology and polycystic ovary syndrome. His clinical areas of interest are all aspects of pediatric endocrinology (including growth, puberty, thyroid, diabetes and adrenal disorders), pediatric obesity and failure to thrive.

Air Date: Saturday, September 17, 2011