Online Program

Policies and strategies addressing the food environment as well as food quality, security, safety, and access

Wednesday, November 6, 2013: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Health food access and the growing obesity epidemic are understood to be two of the most pertinent challenges both globally and nationally. This session sheds light on the role of local, state and national policy initiatives in addressing these challenges effectively; describes community, academic and givernment partnerships for improving healthy food access; provides data on healthy food perceptions; and discusses alternative strategies to improve healthy food consumption.
Session Objectives: Discuss healthy food initiatives, describe challenges in adoption and implementation of said initiatives, and examine the role of polict in omproving healthy food consumption and access.
Bernice Garnett, MPH, ScD

A case study and early outcomes evaluation from a large urban park district healthier vending initiative   
Maryann Mason, PhD, Lucy Gomez-Feliciano, Adam B. Becker, PhD, MPH, Christine Bozlak, PhD, MPH and Colleen Lammel-Harmon, RD
Regional collaborative impacts over 300,000 bay area residents with healthy beverage policies   
Susan Karlins, MPH, Bonnie Broderick, MPH, RD, Lisa Craypo, MPH, RD, Kathryn Boyle, Rebecca Quenelle, MPH, RN, Dan McClure and Joanne Seavey-Hultquist, MSW

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Law, Chiropractic Health Care

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)