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HHP's Research Symposium 2014


The department of Health and Human Performance held its annual Research Symposium on Oct 21st and 22nd, 2014 in the Rockwell Pavilion - M.D. Anderson Library at the University of Houston. About 800 audience members listened as more than 40 HHP graduate students and faculty presented their research, over two days, on a wide variety of topics, including obesity, physiology, epidemiology and sports marketing. The event also included a poster presentation session.


 Dr. Layne and Dr. Lowder with the winners of the elevator speech contest in the center -
(L-R) David Temple, Nadia Agha and Nate Parker
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HHP graduate students competed in the “elevator speech” contest during which students give a two minute informative and persuasive sales pitch to a panel of UH professors. The top three contestants receive funding to support their research. This years winners were Mr. David Temple, Ms. Nadia Agha and Mr. Nate Parker.

Click here for more information on each presenter and their research topic (pdf)

Images from HHP Research Symposium 2014