Lewis speaks at annual Society of Behavioral Medicine meeting in Philadelphia

Beth LewisBeth Lewis, associate professor in the School of Kinesiology, assistant professor in the School of Kinesiology, presented at the 35th annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. ┬áThe presentation was titled, “The Influence of Antidepressant Use on the Decision to Breastfeed Among Women Enrolled in a Randomized Intervention Trial.”

This year’s convention theme was, “Behavior Matters: The Impact and Reach of Behavioral Medicine.” Fellow speakers presented on the wide range of behavioral medicine topics such as obesity, behavioral economics, mentoring & career development, cardiovascular health, cancer and health policy.

The Society of Behavioral Medicine is a multidisciplinary organization of clinicians, educators, and scientists dedicated to promoting the study of the interactions of behavior with biology and the environment, and the application of that knowledge to improve the health and well being of individuals, families, communities and populations.