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Healthy People eLearning Webinar: Measuring Policy and Environmental Change in Obesity Prevention
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Healthy People eLearning Webinar: Measuring Policy and Environmental Change in Obesity Prevention

7/24/2013

When: Wednesday, July 24, 2013
2:00 - 3:30 PM EDT
Where: WEBINAR
  

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Healthy People eLearning Webinar: Measuring Policy and Environmental Change in Obesity Prevention

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This 90-minute webinar explores the issue of childhood obesity; the state of the science in measuring policy and environmental change in obesity prevention; and highlights two communities working to implement and evaluate obesity prevention at the local level. This webinar also includes a 30-minute Q&A session where you can problem-solve and collaborate around the issues.

Free continuing education is available (CME, CECH, and CEU).

Learning Objectives:

1. Describe Healthy People
2. Identify 3 resources for measuring policy and environmental change in obesity prevention
3. List 3 strategies or indicators of policy and environmental change in obesity prevention
4. Describe the Healthy Weight Collaborative
5. State 1 challenge to measuring policy and environmental change faced by a local community
6. State 1 opportunity for measuring policy and environmental change faced by a local community

7. Describe how individual based strategies can be linked to and scaled with larger population level policy and environmental strategies

Presenters:

  • Carter Blakey, Deputy Director, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, US Department of Health and Human Services
  • Laura Kettel Khan, PhD, Senior Scientist, Office of the Director, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • RADM Sarah Linde, MD, Chief Public Health Officer, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services
  • Kari Ellingstad, MPH, Director, Community Health Improvement Partnership (CHIP), Sarasota County Health Department
  • Shaila Serpas, MD, Associate Program Director, Scripps Mercy Family Medicine Residency Program  
 
 

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