Gaining traction: What Massachusetts 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
Public health or related public policy
Describe activities in Mass in Motion communities to increase active living and healthy eating with particular emphasis on children and families Discuss efforts to evaluate community-level policy and environmental strategies effectiveness in addressing childhood obesity.
Keyword(s): Child Health Promotion, Obesity
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Cheryl Bartlett was recently named as Interim Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Public Health where she will take on responsibilities to support the Departmentâs implementation of Chapter 224 and other quality and performance improvement initiatives. As Director of the Bureau of Community Health and Prevention, Ms. Bartlett is responsible for the Division of Violence and Injury Prevention, the Division of Primary Care and Health Access, and the Division of Prevention and Wellness.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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