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Weight of the NationTM 2012 Conference: Moving Forward,
Reversing the Trend

Sponsored by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
May 7-9, 2012; Washington, D.C.

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Program Agenda (98 pages)

Day One

Day Three

Day Two

 

Day One - May 7

Interview with Janette Betancourt

(20 minutes)

Betancourt

Dietz1

Janette Betancourt, EdD
Senior Vice President for Outreach and Educational Practices
Sesame Workshop



William Dietz, MD, PhD
Director
Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Historical Trends in Obesity Prevalence; Let's Move!; Economic Forecasting Trends

(1 hour, 4 minutes)

Kass

Odgen

Robling

Soler

Trogdon

Sam Kass
Assistant Chef
Senior Policy Advisor
Healthy Food Initiatives
The White House


Cynthia Odgen, PhD, MRP
Senior Epidemiologist
National Center for Health Statistics
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention



Sally Robling
President
Bird's Eye Frozen Division




Larry Soler
Partnership for a Healthier America





Justin Trogdon, PhD
Research Economist
RTI International

Resources

Odgen Handouts (7 pages)
Trogdon Handouts (6 pages)

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National Response to Obesity: Leveraging Resources Across Sectors

(1 hour, 23 minutes)

Concannon

Frieden

Koh

Sebelius

Woodson

Kevin Concannon
Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services
United States Department of Agriculture



Thomas Frieden, MD
Director
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention




Howard K. Koh, MD, MPH
Assistant Secretary for Health
Department of Health and Human Services




Kathleen Sebelius
Secretary
Department of Health and Human Services




Jonathan Woodson, MD
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs
Director
TRICARE Management Activity

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Day Two - May 8

Report Release: Institute of Medicine: Weight of the Nation - Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention

(1 hour, 2 minutes)

Economos

Fineberg

Glickman

Greenwood

Kumanyika

Purcell

Chris Economos
Associate Director
John Hancock Research Center on Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Obesity Prevention
Associate Professor
Tufts School of Medicine

Harvey Fineberg
President
Institute of Medicine




Daniel Glickman, JD
Executive Director
Congressional Programs
Aspen Institute
Senior Fellow
The Bipartisan Policy Center

M.R.C. Greenwood, PhD
President
University of Hawaii System




Shiriki Kumanyika, PhD, MPH
Senior Advisor to the Center for Public Health Initiatives
Professor
University of Pennsylvania


William Purcell, III, JD
Attorney
Special Advisor/Co-Chair
Allston Work Team
Harvard University

Resources

Handouts (7 pages)

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It's Not Rocket Science: Achieving Equitable Health Outcomes

(1 hour)

Dawes

Smedley

Warne

Daniel Dawes, JD
Health Care Attorney
Executive Director of Government Relations
Health Policy and External Affairs
Morehouse School of Medicine


Brian Smedley, PhD
Vice President
Director
Health Policy Institute of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies


Donald Warne, MD, MPH
Executive Director
Aberdeen Area Tribal Chairmen's Health Board
President/CEO
American Indian Health Management and Policy

Resources

Dawes Handouts (4 pages)
Warne Handouts (6 pages)

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Day Three - May 9

Delivering Healthy Outcomes: Providing Americans with Opportunities for Healthy Eating and Active Living

(1 hour, 10 minutes)

Bauer

Nutter

Rockeymoore

Ursula Bauer, PhD, MPH
Director
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Michael A. Nutter
Mayor
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania




Maya Rockeymoore, PhD
Director of Leadership
Healthy Communities
President/CEO
Global Policy Solutions

Resources

Rockeymoore Handouts (11 pages)

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Town Hall Discussion to Address Obesity Prevention

(52 minutes)

Baun

Bisceglie

Blackburn

Chang

Dietz

Kappagoda

Sommers

Trowbridge

Yaroch

William B. Baun, EPD, FAWHP
Program Manager of Wellness Programs
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

 


Rob Bisceglie, MA
CEO
Action for Healthy Kids
Chicago, Illinois



George Blackburn, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery and Nutrition
Associate Director
Division of Nutrition
Harvard Medical School


Debbie Chang, MPH
Vice President, Policy and Prevention
Nemours
Senior Associate
Bloomberg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins University

William H. Dietz, MD, PhD
Director
Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity
Center for Chronic Disease
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Manel Kappagoda, JD, MPH
Deputy Director
National Policy and Legal Analysis
Network to Prevent Childhood Obesity
Oakland, California


Janice Sommers, MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill



Matt Trowbridge, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Association Research Director
School of Medicine
University of Virginia


Amy Yaroch, PhD
Professor
Department of Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health
College of Public Health
University of Nebraska Medical Center

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