Online Program

Battling the Obesity Epidemic One Intervention at a Time

Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
This session highlights various influences and areas for intervention to battle the obesity epidemic.
Session Objectives: Describe the pediatric obesity epidemic. Identify avenues for intervention and prevention.
Jason Brown, MHSA

Impact evaluation of the enabling mothers to prevent pediatric obesity through web-based education and reciprocal determinism (EMPOWER) intervention   
Adam Knowlden, CHES, MBA, MS, Ph.D., Manoj Sharma, PhD, Randall Cottrell, DEd, MCHES, Brad Wilson, PhD and Marcus Johnson, PhD
Effective media-public health collaboration in a public health emergency: Soaring obesity and chronic disease rates   
Kate Long, MA, Nancy O'Hara Tompkins, PhD, Adam Martin, MPH, Emily Murphy, PhD and Elaine Bowen, EdD
School and family-based lifestyle intervention in obese Chinese children: A follow-up control study   
Yanping Wan, M.D., Xiaomin Zhang, M.D., Xiaoyan Han, M.D., Jianrong Xu, MSN, Yiquan Zhou, M.D., Jialu Wang, Min Shen, RD, Ying Jiang, RD, Tao Tan, RD and Jingyan (Tracy) Huang, RD

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Food and Nutrition, Chiropractic Health Care

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