Troy University to Offer Obesity Management Workshop in Dothan

Posted: Tuesday, 01 July 2008

DOTHAN – Troy University will present information on healthy ways to lose weight, during a July 16 workshop on obesity. The seminar takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Dothan Campus. Dr. Habiba Shaw will teach participants how to develop an effective action plan for losing one pound a week, adopt a healthy diet and live a more physically active lifestyle.

The workshop is open to RN and LPN nurses, social workers, counselors, dieticians, extension agents, health educators, nursing home and assisted living administrators, health educators and any other interested individuals.

For more information, or to register, contact the TROY Continuing Education Center at 334-983-0005 or visit

Note: Please see the attached opinion piece written by Dr. Habiba Shaw, workshop presenter:

Obesity Rates Climb in Most States (Word Document)