251036 Communicating and Applying the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Resources for Public Health Practice

Monday, October 31, 2011: 12:30 PM

Abdul R. Shaikh, PhD, MHSc , National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, Behavioral Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD
Dr. Shaikh will provide opening remarks about the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and introduce each of the speakers.

Learning Areas:
Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe three innovative approaches developed by Federal agencies to implement and disseminate the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2. Explain the process and framework that will be used for ongoing program evaluation and reporting activities undertaken to achieve measurable outcomes for Federal dietary guidance communication and education initiatives 3. Describe the science and partnerships behind the HHS/GSA Health and Sustainability Guidelines for Federal Concessions and Vending Operations

Keywords: Nutrition, Health Communications

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Dr. Abdul R. Shaikh is a Behavioral Scientist in NCI's Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, where he directs a program of research on behavioral informatics and cyberinfrastructure for cancer prevention and control, and is an active participant in cross-agency initiatives in technology-mediated health communication and consumer health informatics. With a diverse background in public health research and practice, Dr. Shaikh also oversees extra-mural grants and contracts, and helps coordinate the Divisionís Small Business Innovations Research (SBIR) portfolio with the NCI SBIR Development Center.Dr. Shaikh received his PhD in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of Michigan School of Public Health, where he was a Rackham Merit Fellow. He received his MHSc in Health Promotion as a University of Toronto Open Fellow, and his BS in Psychology from the University of Toronto.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.