Webinar: Healthy Kids, Healthy Child Care

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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

This webinar outlines intervention and policy strategies to promote healthy eating and physical activity in the child care setting.  Presenters cover the current state of the research, including opportunities for improvement and research gaps.  In addition, presenters provide an analysis of the child care legal landscape, including statutes, regulations and cases. Finally, presenters will cover existing intervention-based resources and promising interventions being used around the country. 

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  • Sara Benjamin Neelon, PhD, MPH, RD, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center & Duke Global Health Institute
  • Elizabeth Walker, Senior Director, Health Improvement, The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
  • Natasha Frost, Staff Attorney, Public Health Law Center

Moderator:     Kimberly F. Stitzel, MS, RD, Vice-President, Nutrition and Obesity Strategies, Consumer Health, American Heart Association National Center

Sponsored by The American Heart Association and the Public Health Law Center.