141st APHA Annual Meeting

In This section

Battling the Obesity Epidemic One Intervention at a Time

Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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.

Impact evaluation of the enabling mothers to prevent pediatric obesity through web-based education and reciprocal determinism (EMPOWER) intervention
Adam Knowlden, CHES, MBA, MS, 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 and Tao Tan, RD

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion