5310.0: Wednesday, November 15, 2000: 8:30 PM-10:00 PM

Sizing Up America: What's Happening with Obesity and Size Acceptance

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
8:30 PMIntroductory Remarks - Yvonne Bronner ScD, MS, RD
8:35 PMImplementation of the first Federal clinical guidelines on overweight and obesity in adults
Karen A. Donato, MS, RD
8:50 PMInter Tribal Council of Arizona WIC Program Initial Staff Assessment on Perceptions of the Childhood Obesity Prevention Program
Douglas L. Taren, PhD, Mindy Tomkins, RD, Karen Sell, RD, Stephanie Carroll
9:05 PMBarriers to success in an obesity treatment program for inner-city African American children
Anjali Jain, MD, Maureen A. Kilfoil, RD, Manasi A. Tirodkar, BA, John D. Lantos, MD
9:20 PMDo Urban Fourth Graders of all Races Have the Same Perception of Body Image?
Susan Gross, PhD, Y Bronner, ScD, K Jeffries, T Bennett, M Wilson, C Welch, PhD
9:35 PMDieting Among Urban Fourth Graders: Relationships to Body Size and Body Image Perception
Claudette Welch, PhD, Y Bronner, ScD, K Jeffries, L Edwards, M Pace, D Paige
9:50 PMDiscussion
Sponsor:Food and Nutrition
Cosponsors:American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus; Epidemiology; Women's Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA