Tonight: Rudd Center experts on HBO

Researchers from the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity will be featured in a multi-part series on HBO about the national obesity epidemic, which airs Monday and Tuesday, May 14 and 15.

The first two parts of the series, “The Weight of the Nation,” will be shown on Monday starting at 8 p.m. and the second two parts air on Tuesday starting at 8 p.m.

Rudd Center director Kelly Brownell, deputy director Marlene Schwartz, director of research Rebecca Puhl, and director of marketing initiatives Jennifer Harris will join other notable names in obesity research and prevention to discuss one of the nation’s most pressing health issues and offer practical but far-reaching solutions.