Reducing childhood obesity through advocacy: The American heart association and robert wood johnson foundation childhood obesity advocacy organization
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related public policy
Identify collaboration opportunities for public health educators in this childhood obesity advocacy initiative. Design partnership structures for advocacy alliances to drive state and local policy. Formulate strategies for strengthening community resource base for effective issue advocacy campaigns.
Keyword(s): Advocacy, Obesity
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Vice President of State Advocacy and Public Health for the American Heart Association, and Program Director for the AHA/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Childhood Obesity Advocacy Inititative. I have led the development and implementation of the program that aims to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic by 2015.
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.