Gaining traction: What New Hampshire has done to move the needle on 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
Describe efforts to reduce childhood obesity through support for environmental change and evidence-based practices in NH
Keyword(s): Child Health Promotion, Obesity
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Beth Wheeler, Director of Community Health at the Foundation for Healthy Communities, works around NH to establish environments, policies and programs that support healthy eating and active living with an emphasis on childhood obesity prevention. With more than 20 years of experience, Beth has worked in a variety of areas including community organization, quality improvement, worksite health and fitness, and education. She holds a BS in Community Health and a Masters in Kinesiology from UNH.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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