The IOM Standing Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention hosted a one-day workshop titled “Legal Strategies in Childhood Obesity Prevention.” Continue reading
This five-part webinar series described various activities, strategies, and resources aimed at creating healthy and safe environments. It attracted participants working toward reducing inequities, promoting cross-sector and multi-field partnerships, and stimulating action for policy change.
Access the webinar recordings here.
Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. was developed as a web portal to assist with moving research into practice. The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) aims to disseminate the Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. tools to health program planners in three Massachusetts communities—Boston, Lawrence, and Worcester—via a community-based participatory research project funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) called PLANET MassCONECT. Continue reading
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO) and the CDC Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) proudly presented “Collaborative Modeling to Address Childhood Obesity: Bridging Research and Policy Making,” by Karen J. Minyard, Ph.D., director of the Georgia Health Policy Center at Georgia State University. Continue reading