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Dr. Leanne Redman Interview (2017)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-03-31

Duration: 00:05:16

Subjects: Pennington Biomedical Research Center | Health | Obesity


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Redman, Leanne Interviewee


This segment from the March 31, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s in-studio interview with Dr. Leanne Redman of the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge. She discusses: her research on infant metabolism, including the possible linkages between an infant’s sucking behavior and obesity; the establishment of eating behaviors; and Pennington’s use of an infant metabolic chamber in their research.