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Workshop Agenda

WORKSHOP ON MEASUREMENT STRATEGIES FOR ACCELERATING PROGRESS IN OBESITY PREVENTION

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies 100 Academy Way, Irvine, CA March 23-24, 2011

PURPOSE

(1) Explore and understand the ways that measurement techniques, strategies, and data sources can impede and/or promote acceleration of progress toward prevention of obesity.

 

(2) Understand what additional knowledge regarding assessments of environments and policies is needed to measure progress in obesity prevention.


          DAY 1: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23
   
12:00 pm Welcome and Opening Remarks
William Purcell,* Harvard University
   
12:15 PANEL I: The Physical Activity, Inactivity, and Built Environments: Current and Potential Sources of Measures for Assessing Progress in Obesity Prevention

Moderator: Bill Kohl,* University of Texas School of Public Health and University of Texas, Austin

Speakers:
James F. Sallis, San Diego State University Christine Hoehner, Washington University

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*Member of the IOM Committee on Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention.



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A Workshop Agenda WORKSHOP ON MEASUREMENT STRATEGIES FOR ACCELERATING PROGRESS IN OBESITY PREVENTION Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies 100 Academy Way, Irvine, CA March 23-24, 2011 PURPOSE (1) Explore and understand the ways that measurement techniques, strategies, and data sources can impede and/ or promote acceleration of progress toward prevention of obesity. (2) Understand what additional knowledge regarding assessments of environments and policies is needed to measure progress in obesity prevention. DAY 1: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23 12:00 pm Welcome and Opening Remarks William Purcell,* Harvard University 12:15 PANEL I: The Physical Activity, Inactivity, and Built Environments: Current and Potential Sources of Measures for Assessing Progress in Obesity Prevention Moderator: Bill Kohl,* University of Texas School of Public Health and University of Texas, Austin Speakers: James F. Sallis, San Diego State University Christine Hoehner, Washington University *Member of the IOM Committee on Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention. 119

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120 MEASURING PROGRESS IN OBESITY PREVENTION 1:30 PANEL II: The Food and Nutrition Environments: Current and Potential Sources of Measures for Assessing Progress in Obesity Prevention Moderator: Steven H. Kelder,* University of Texas School of Public Health–Austin Speakers: Karen Glanz, University of Pennsylvania Susan M. Krebs-Smith, National Cancer Institute 2:45 BREAK 3:00 PANEL III: Cross-Cutting Issues: Current and Potential Sources of Measures for Assessing Progress in Obesity Prevention Moderator: Patricia B. Crawford,* University of California, Berkeley Speakers: Robert M. Malina, University of Texas, Austin, and Tarleton State University Robin McKinnon, National Cancer Institute Roland Sturm, RAND 4:30 ADJOURN DAY 2: THURSDAY, MARCH 24 8:30 am Welcome and Recap of Day 1 William Purcell,* Harvard University 8:45 PANEL IV: Marketing and Industry Measures and Evaluations Moderator: Ellen Wartella,* Northwestern University Speakers: Victoria Rideout,* VJR Consulting Shu Wen Ng, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (via web) Robert C. Hornik, University of Pennsylvania (via web) 10:15 BREAK

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121 APPENDIX A 10:30 PANEL V: State and Community Reach Moderator: Eduardo J. Sanchez,* Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Speakers: Maya Rockeymoore, Global Policy Solutions and Leadership for Healthy Communities Laura Kettel Khan, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Amy A. Eyler, Washington University (via web) Jamie Chriqui,* University of Illinois, Chicago Brian Cole, University of California, Los Angeles 12:45 pm LUNCH 1:45 PANEL VI: Disparities and Measurement Moderator: Shiriki Kumanyika,* University of Pennsylvania Speakers: Sarah Samuels, Samuels & Associates Carlos J. Crespo, Portland State University Sonya Grier, American University 3:30 BREAK 3:40 CLOSING SESSION: Themes of the Workshop and Next Steps Speaker: Robin McKinnon, National Cancer Institute 4:00 ADJOURN

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