Online Program

Changing Food Environments: What do we need to know to promote community health?

Monday, November 4, 2013: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
This session will address policy, systems, and environmental changes to prevent obesity or impact other public health concerns; ; Increasing access to healthy and affordable foods; Built environment; Innovations in healthy food retail; Evaluation/measurement of the food environment (e.g. environmental audits, GIS, etc.); Disparities in local food environments; Influence of the food environment on diet; etc.
Lenard Lesser, MD MSHS

Developing a policy research agenda for healthy food access in rural communities: A transdisciplinary concept mapping approach   
Donna B. Johnson, PhD, RD, Emilee Quinn, MPH, Alice Ammerman, DrPH, Carmen Byker, PhD, Wesley Dean, PhD, Sheila Fleischhacker, PhD, JD, Jane Kolodinsky, PhD, Courtney Pinard, PhD, Stephanie Jilcott Pitts, PhD, Joseph R. Sharkey, PhD MPH RD and Marilyn Sitaker, MPH
Is the local food environment related to obesity and dietary behavior? It may depend on how you characterize the food environment   
Susan Babey, PhD, Joelle Wolstein, MPP, Harold Goldstein, DrPH, Sam Krumholz and Allison Diamant, MD, MSHS

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Organized by: Food and Nutrition

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

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