Online Program

Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties

Monday, November 2, 2015 : 11:05 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.

David Baker, RN, PhD, City of Kenmore, Kenmore, WA
Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC) is a major component of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative, which is dedicated to reversing the childhood obesity epidemic within a generation. As part of this initiative, LMCTC calls upon local elected officials to commit to five goals that are intended to create healthier, more livable communities. Learn about the initiative’s framework, results to date, and how the City of Kenmore, WA (population 21,000) has successfully implemented the five goals of LMCTC and made improving children’s health a city priority.

Learning Areas:

Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Program planning
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe the initiative’s purpose, framework, and the importance of engaging city and county officials in obesity prevention. Explain, using the story of the City of Kenmore, how this initiative can provide a framework for municipalities and counties of various sizes to address childhood obesity.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: The Honorable David Baker is the Mayor of the City of Kenmore, WA, where he has led the implementation of policy, systems and environmental strategies to reduce childhood obesity. He also serves on the King County Board of Health.
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.