141st APHA Annual Meeting

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Utilizing Media and Communication to Address Cardiovascular Illness and Obesity (Organized by HCWG)

Wednesday, November 6, 2013: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Session Objectives: Describe the development, implementation, and evaluation of health communication activities designed to reduce cardiovascular illness and obesity Discuss the challenges associated with health communication activities designed to reduce cardiovascular illness and obesity Analyze how to implement these activities alongside partners and other stakeholders

Evaluation of the healthy weight collaborative
Cara Orfield, MPP, Margaret Hargreaves, PhD, MPP, Charlotte Cabili, MPH, Michaela Vine, MPH and Todd Honeycutt
Parental perception of child bodyweight and health: Evidence from 309 vulnerable Mexican-American families in south Texas
Dejun Su, PhD, Terry Huang, Ph.D., Renaisa S. Anthony, MD, MPH, Athena Ramos, MS, MBA, CPM and Drissa Toure, MD, MPH
Project healthy schools: Increasing heart healthy behaviors in middle school students through school and community collaboration
Jean DuRussel-Weston, RN MPH CHES, Lindsey Rose Mitchell, MPH, Susan Aaronson, RD, Nicole Corriveau, BS, Caren S. Goldberg, MD and Kim A. Eagle, MD
Addressing childhood obesity and physical inactivity through a health curriculum designed for and by a community soccer league
Isaac Koh, MPH (c), Jessica Nguyen, MPH (c), Lilian Correa, MPH (c), Katie Dambrun, MPH, Tina Pruna, MPH, Eddy Jara, DrPH, Juan Carlos Belliard, PhD, MPH and Thelma Gamboa-Maldonado, DrPH
Body mass index screening letter study - phases I and II
Donna Kephart, MHA, Jennifer Kraschnewski, MD, MPH, Jody McCullough, AA and Barbara Blatt, M.Ed.

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion