2016 Quarterly Meetings
- May 12 - Auburn University at Montgomery Wellness Center
2015 Meeting Minutes
December 2015 Meeting Presentations
Dr. Barb Streumpler, Program Leader, Nutrition Programs CES - Family and Consumer Sciences Program Areas: Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program; Nutrition Education Program, Auburn University - Dr. Streumpler gave a presentation on the AL ProHealth project. The project is promoting policy, system, and environmental (PSE) changes to encourage communities to provide healthy nutrition education, healthy food retail and access, and access to safe and affordable places for physical activity.
Tiffany Higginbotham, Physical Therapist and owner of Body Logic in Montgomery, gave a presentation on the strong connection between brain development and physical activity (even during infancy). This presentation describes how exercise builds brain cells and improves cognitive function young children.
August 2015 Meeting Presentations
Sheri Snow, MA, RDN, CDE, with the AMERICAN Cast Iron Pipe Company, shared a presentation on their nationally recognized wellness program. The program was recently awarded the C. Everett Koop National Health Award.
Anna Threadcraft, RDN, is the Corporate Wellness Specialist with Regions Bank. She gave a presentation on the Regions Wellness Program and specifically talked about the development of the Get Moving Steel City campaign. The campaign is being implemented in downtown Birmingham to encourage increased physical activity.