5103.0 Environmental and Policy Approaches to Promoting Healthy Eating and Active Living in California: Research and Action

Wednesday, October 29, 2008: 10:30 AM
The purpose of this panel discussion is to highlight innovations in research and practice related to physical activity, nutrition, and obesity prevention. These groups are committed to using policy and environmental change to create population-wide health improvement. Four California-based initiatives will demonstrate the value of research for guiding practice and policy to improve health in low-resource communities. Lessons learned can be adapted and applied throughout the country.
Session Objectives: -Identify key strategies for implementing policy and environmental changes -Understand unique barriers to policy and environmental change -Critically evaluate methods for achieving policy and environmental change

10:50 AM
Organizing for Change
Tracy Delaney, PhD, RD
11:30 AM

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Organized by: Food and Nutrition
Endorsed by: Environment, Public Health Education and Health Promotion, Socialist Caucus

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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