College Freshmen and the "Freshman 15"

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Dr. Stella Volpe
Associate Professor, School of Nursing

University of Pennsylvania

• Expert in nutrition, exercise, healthy weight loss, weight maintenance and body image
• Her research investigates the effects of one’s environment on obesity, around the nation and around the world.
• Dr. Volpe is a registered dietician and exercise physiologist who has studied issues related to obesity prevention, body composition and exercise for more than a decade.