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MEET SOPHIA YEN

Sophia Yen, MD MPH grew up in the Bay Area, went to MIT for her B.S., UCSF for her MD and Children's Hospital Oakland for pediatrics residency, UCSF for adolescent medicine fellowship, UC Berkeley for MPH and works at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford's Teen and Young Adult Clinic and the LPCH Pediatric Weight Clinic. She also co--founded and is CEO of a healthcare startup PandiaHealth.com

Sophia Yen, MD, MPH

TALK DESCRIPTION

Here are some basics tips for eating healthy: 1. the plate model. 2. no liquid calories. 3. limit your screen time. It's important for teenagers to get 8-10 hrs/sleep per night. Evidence shows that later school start times results in better academic performance and fewer car accidents. Sleep also decreases obesity. Acne - see your doctor, they have good stuff. Don't waste $ on over the counter stuff.