Session: Preventing Overweight and Obesity: Policy and Environmental Approaches
3346.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Preventing Overweight and Obesity: Policy and Environmental Approaches
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Moderator(s):Noel Chavez, PhD, RD
4:30 PMChanging the environment in which consumers dine: The Winner's Circle Healthy Dining Program *
Kim Shovelin, MPH, RD, LDN, Meg Molloy, DrPH, MPH, RD, David Yum, MPH, Kate Shirah, MPH, Kathy M. Andersen, MS, RD, Janice B. Ezzell, MS, Diane Ruth Beth, MS, RD, LDN
4:42 PMBuilding and maintaining a state legislation database for nutrition and physical activity
David Ramsey, MPH, CHES, Tracey Teuber, MPH
4:54 PMApplying tobacco control tools to the problems of hunger and obesity
Edward Bolen, JD, Randy Kline, JD, Kenneth Hecht, JD
5:06 PMStrategies to prevent overweight among young children: Implement nutrition performance standards for child care
Catherine Cowell, PhD
5:18 PMEffectiveness of School-Based Nutrition Interventions: A Systematic Review in the Guide to Community Preventive Services
Laurie M Anderson, PhD MPH, Lynne T Smith, PhD RD
5:30 PMUsing the School Health Index to assess and improve school health policies and environment: Massachusetts' experience
Julie Robarts, MS, MPH, RD, LDN, Maria Bettencourt, MPH, Vivien M. Morris, MPH, MS, RD, LDN, Vanessa Cavallaro, MS, RD, LDN, Andrew Bushmakin, Michelle L. Zbell, MS, Amit Virmani, MS
Organized by:Food and Nutrition
Endorsed by:Alternative and Complementary Health Practices; American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus; Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Environment; Medical Care; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; School Health Education and Services; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA