251497 Application of the Obesity Prevention Policies in Early Childhood Settings

Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 9:25 AM

Lynne Oudekerk, MA, RD, CDN , Child and Adult Care Food Program, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY
The goal of the study that led to this report was to identify settings, existing programs, and policy opportunities for childhood obesity prevention efforts in the first five years. The report makes recommendations on early childhood obesity prevention policies across a range of settings and types of programs. The primary audience of the report is intended to be decision makers and stakeholders who have the opportunity to influence the environments in which young children develop and grow. This speaker will discuss the practical implications of the recommended obesity prevention policies for the stakeholders involved.

Learning Areas:
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines

Learning Objectives:
Discuss the practical implications of the recommended obesity prevention policies.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I was a member of the IOM study committee that developed this report.
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.