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Session: Obesity As An Epidemic Challenge
4278.0: Tuesday, November 9, 2004: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Obesity As An Epidemic Challenge
The prevalence of obesity is at an alarming level among children and adults. An understanding of the factors that contribute to obesity and how providers, health professionals, and school-based interventions can help to minimize this threat to good health.
Learning Objectives: Identification of techniques and processes for educating individuals about obesity and how to prevent the health risks associated with it.
Presider(s):Brenda A. Leath, MHSA
4:30 PMWeight Management-Be In Charge!sm Program for Children and Adolescents: Evaluation of Interventions  [ Recorded presentation ]
Nancy Wongvipat, MPH
4:45 PMBuilding capacity to address pediatric obesity in communities of color  [ Recorded presentation ]
Brenda A. Leath, MHSA
5:00 PMNortheast school gets fit  [ Recorded presentation ]
Johnnie A. Lee, MD, MPH, FACP, Lorraine Olson, RN
5:15 PMAdolescent obesity: Population-based data from California teens and their parents  [ Recorded presentation ]
Susan A. Holtby, MPH, Elaine G. Zahnd, PhD
5:30 PMEffect of provider characteristics on communication between provider and patient in an obese African American male population
Green Ekadi, PhD, William N. Washington, DPA, MPH, CK Chen, EdD, Flora Ukoli, MSBS, DPH, Edwin Everett, BS
5:45 PMIssues in recognizing and treating childhood overweight: Physicians report  [ Recorded presentation ]
Elizabeth L. McGarvey, EdD, Mena Forrester, MS, RD, Cindy Shufflebarger, MPH, RD, H.J. Carretta, ABD MPH, Adrienne Keller, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Health Administration
Endorsed by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Food and Nutrition; Maternal and Child Health; School Health Education and Services; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA