Online Program

Let's Move! Introduction and Session Overview

Monday, November 2, 2015 : 10:35 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

Debra Eschmeyer, Office of the First Lady, The White House, Washington, DC
This presentation will provide an overview of Let’s Move! and describe the initiative’s highlights and achievements.  The presentation will also introduce the other panel speakers and the topics to be addressed.

Learning Areas:

Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe the major components and initiatives within Let’s Move! Discuss the achievements of the overall initiative. Explain the opportunities for innovation and action in working with non-traditional health partners.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: A dedicated and tireless champion for children's health, Eschmeyer created public-private partnerships to collaborate with diverse stakeholders to combat the epidemic of childhood obesity and food insecurity. Eschmeyer co-founded FoodCorps, a national AmeriCorps service program that places emerging leaders into schools in limited-resource communities for a year of public service. As Vice President of External Affairs, Eschmeyer helped build FoodCorps into a 182 member corps that supports the National School Lunch Program’s healthier guidelines.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.