UGA public health dean joins governor’s childhood obesity advisory council

| Fri Jan 29 05:45:32 EST 2016
UGA public health dean joins governor’s childhood obesity advisory council

Athens, Ga. - Phillip L. Williams, dean of the University of Georgia College of Public Health, has accepted an invitation by Gov. Nathan Deal to help guide Georgia's efforts to fight childhood obesity as a part of the newly formed Governor's Advisory Council on Childhood Obesity.

The council will guide Deal on the best ways to reduce the numbers of obese and overweight children—a condition affecting 43 percent of adolescents in Georgia—and offer support to the governor's Georgia SHAPE i....

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