Gaining traction: How a small foundation with the right partners tackled the big problem of childhood obesity
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Chronic disease management and prevention
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Evaluate efforts to reduce childhood obesity through environmental change in ME, MA and NH
Keyword(s): Obesity, Child Health Promotion
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Karen Voci is Executive Director of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation, the corporate philanthropy of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and the #1 Health Plan in America for the 9th consecutive year. As Executive Director, she has overseen the expansion of the Foundationâs work into New Hampshire and Maine, the reengagement of Harvard Pilgrimâs employees in community service and giving, as well as the design and launch of a regional initiative to prevent childhood obesity.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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