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Obesity & Healthy Weight

Program Presentations

General Sessions

The Institute of Medicine Report on Preventing Childhood Obesity: A Blueprint for Action, Vivica I. Kraak, Institute of Medicine, The National Academies

An Ecological Model Approach to Childhood Obesity, Rebecca Mullis, University of Georgia and Marsha Davis, Vanderbilt University

Motivating Behavior Change Through Community-focused Education: New Jersey Children's Health Summit - Fighting Back Against Childhood Obesity, Marilou Rochford, Rutgers University

Physical Activity and Nutrition: Interventions to Diminish Childhood Obesity, Joseph Donnelly, University of Kansas

ARS Assessment of Future Needs, Molly Kretsch & David Klurfeld, National Program Leaders, Human Nutrition

Community-Based Policy in the 21st Century: Implications for Extension and Obesity Programs, Louis Swanson, Colorado State University

Higher Education Panel

The Impact of State Physical Education Requirements on Youth Physical Activity and Overweight, John Cawley, Chad Meyerhoefer, and David Newhouse

Concurrent Sessions

Why use a Health at Every Size Approach to Obesity Prevention? Joanne Ikeda, University of California, Berkley

Integrating Health and Sustainability in U.S. Agriculture Policy , Jennifer Wilkins, Cornell University
Part 1
Part 2

Economics of Food Choice: Income, Price and Availability, Elise Golan and Helen Waquiu, USDA

Obesity and Functional Foods, Catherine Champagne, Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Roundtable Best Practices

WIN (Wellness IN) the Rockies

SchoolFood Plus Initiative, Toni Liquori, Columbia University

Tipping the Balance, Carol M. Devine, Barbour S. Warren, and Mary Marley; Cornell University

Size Acceptance and Intuitive Eating Improve Health for Obese, Female Chronic Dieters, Linda Bacon, Judith Stern, Marta Van Loan, and Nancy Keim

Web-Based Intervention for Changing Attitudes of Obesity Among Current and Future Teachers, Anne Hague, and Adrienne White

Differences in Psychosocial Variables by Stage of Change for Fruits and Vegetables in Older Adults, Geoffrey Greene, Nancy Fey-Yensan, Cynthia Padula, Susan Rossi, Joseph Rossi, and Philip Clark.


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