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The Perfect Pair: How Schools and Pediatric Health Professionals Can Partner to Address Obesity

May 25, 2006
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central

OBJECTIVES

1. Understand the role schools play in impacting child eating patterns and physical activity habits
2. Identify potential strategies schools can employ to address childhood obesity
3. Identify roles pediatric health care professionals can play to help schools address obesity
4. Identify steps to develop a partnership with a school
5. Identify potential collaboration pitfalls, challenges, and strategies to overcome in partnering with schools


MATERIALS

SPEAKERS

Robert Murray, MD, FAAP
pdf
Ohio State University School of Medicine

Howard Taras, MD, FAAP pdf
University of California-San Diego’s School of Medicine

J. Gary Wheeler MD, FAAP pdf
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

American Academy of Pediatrics, 141 Northwest Point Blvd., Elk Grove Village, IL, 60007, 847-434-4000