Online Program

Child Nutrition Poster Session

Sunday, November 1, 2015: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
The role nutrition plays in child health and development across the lifespan is well established. This poster session will present the results of a number of studies that look at the interpersonal and structural systems surrounding children and their ability to access, acquire and consume healthy, affordable food.
Session Objectives: Describe at least one way in which schools influence child nutrition. Name at least one barrier to implementing child nutrition practices in households.

Board 1
What do children eat at summer camp? A direct observation study of meals served and consumed in Boston camps   
Erica L. Kenney, ScD MPH, Rebekka M. Lee, ScD, Carolyn Brooks, MA, Catherine M. Giles, MPH, Angie L. Cradock, ScD and Steven L. Gortmaker, PhD
Board 2
Association between access to health food, parental efficacy for preparing healthy food and child consumption of health food among ethnically diverse low-income families   
Annette Aalborg, DrPH, Shalisha Maddela, BA, MPH Student, Phylicia Morgan, BA, MPH Student, Edward Kang, BA, MPH Student, Matthew Bozdech, BA, MPH student, Samantha White, BA, MPH Student, Joshua Tonneslan, BA, MPH Student, Yimdriuska Magan-Mendoza, MPH and Miranda Ritterman Weintraub, PhD
Board 3
Barriers and Facilitators to Recommended Nutrition Practices in Early Childhood in Mumbai, India: A qualitative study   
Priyanka Athavale, B.A., Kristin Hoeft, MPH, Karen Sokal Gutierrez, MD, MPH and Ameya Bondre, MBBS, MPH
Board 5
Development of a tool to assess the nature and extent of school based digital food and beverage marketing   
Michele Polacsek, PhD, MHS, Laura Nixon, MPH and Pamela Mejia, MPH, MS
Board 6
Understanding Low School Breakfast Participation in the Heartland: Are Midwest values competing with school breakfast participation?   
Natoshia M. Askelson, MPH, PhD, Elizabeth Golembiewski, MPH, Carrue Scheidel, MPH and Patti Delger, RD, LD
Board 7
Salad Bars in Schools: Before and After the New School Nutrition Guidelines   
Punam Ohri-Vachaspati, PhD, RD, Lindsey Turner, PhD, Marc Adams, PhD, MPH, Meg Bruening, PhD, MPH, RD and Frank J. Chaloupka, PhD
Board 8
Reporting and Assessment Provisions in Local School Wellness Policies: Do They Stack up to Proposed Federal Requirements?   
Margaret Pickel, MPH, Rebecca Schermbeck, MPH, MS, RD, Jamie F. Chriqui, PhD, MHS and Elizabeth Piekarz, JD
Board 9

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

Organized by: Food and Nutrition
Endorsed by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

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