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Session: Community Approaches to Obesity, Nutrition, and Physical Activity
4312.0: Tuesday, November 9, 2004: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Community Approaches to Obesity, Nutrition, and Physical Activity
As health educators focus increasing attention on obesity prevention and promotion of good nutrition and physical activity, involving communities at risk for obesity becomes even more critical. In this session, panelists will describe a variety of programs that seek to engage community members in important health promotion activities.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be able to describe ways to build partnerships to address nurtition and physical activity and identify intervention programs targeting "hard-to-reach" populations, in accordance with the learning objectives of each indivudal presentation.
Moderator(s):Becky Payne, MPH
4:30 PMMoving from fattest to fittest: Lessons learned in mobilizing a community  [ Recorded presentation ]
Donald Schumacher, MD, Peter Safir, MSW, Michael P. Kennedy, MGA, MPH, CHES
4:48 PMWithdrawn -- Wellness within REACH: Mind, body and soul
Corliss McKeever, MSW
5:06 PMA "Fun"tastic approach to fighting obesity
Natalie B. Allen, Med, RD, LD, Haylee B. Ross, RD, LD, Amanda S. Clover, RD, LD
5:24 PMEvaluation of a Group-Level Intervention for Childhood Overweight
Anita Keneipp, MS, Nancy Wongvipat, MPH, Peggy Haines, RN, Bruce Chernof, MD, FACP
5:42 PMAddressing obesity among hard-to-reach and minority populations: The Family Van's "What's My BMI?" program  [ Recorded presentation ]
Alba Cruz, PhD, MPH, Heather Kaufman Stein, MD, Jason D. Copeland, Sam Engelstad, Toni K. Williams, Rainelle White, Claire Hebenstreit, Sandra Crump, PhD, Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by:Alternative and Complementary Health Practices; Caucus on Public Health and the Faith Community; Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Community-Based Public Health Caucus; Latino Caucus; Maternal and Child Health; Public Health Nursing; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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