The University Record, November 2, 1992

Symposium honors Stanley Garn

The Center for Human Growth and Development will host a symposium 1–5:30 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 4) in Rackham Amphitheater in honor of Stanley Marion Garn, who will retire in December.

Garn, who joined the U-M in 1968, is professor of nutrition and of anthropology and a fellow in the center.

The symposium will include a keynote address at 1:15 p.m. by Norman Kretchmer of the University of California at Berkeley and at San Francisco. His topic: “Ethnic Diabetes Mellitus: An Archetype of Bioanthropology.”

Also scheduled: 2:15 p.m., Paul Baker from Pennsylvania State University, “Body Sizes and Shapes: Are They Adaptations?”; 3 p.m., Adam Drewnowski, professor of community health programs, “Human Obesities: Genetic or Diet-Induced?”; 3:30 p.m., Victor M. Hawthorne, professor emeritus of epidemiology, closing discussion, followed by a reception at 4 p.m.