3223.0 Improvement approaches towards building healthy communities

Monday, October 31, 2011: 12:30 PM
Session Objectives: Explain the importance of engaging community residents as empowered partners in health improvement efforts Describe the components necessary for successful implementation of policy and environmental changes at the local level Discuss challenges to the sustainability of community-based participatory initiatives

12:30 PM
A Local Health Department, Afterschool Providers and Community Stakeholders Collaborate to Improve Nutrition and Physical Activity in Afterschool Programs
Wale A. Adeniji, MSPH, Curtis Chan, MD, MPH, Doris Y. Estremera, MPH, Karen Haas-Foleta, Adrian Padilla, Physical Activity Specialist and Scott Morrow, MD, MPH
1:06 PM
Investing in Our Communities: A Partnership between Municipal Leagues and Community Stakeholders
Tionna L. Jenkins, MPH, Daniel B. Reimer, MPH, Shelia Dodson and Mayor Chip Johnson
1:24 PM
Taking It to the curbside: Engaging communities to create sustainable change for health
Karen Hacker, MD MPH, Shalini Tendulkar, ScD, ScM, Ann Digirolamo, PhD MPH, MIlagro Grullon, Carolyn Leung, EdD, MA, Clara Savage, EdD, A.H. Strelnick, MD and Catlin Rideout, MPH
1:42 PM

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Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Alternative and Complementary Health Practices

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)