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A Health Equity Approach to Obesity Efforts: A Workshop
Date: April 1, 2019 (8:30 AM Eastern)
A one-day public workshop that will explore current prevention and treatment efforts of obesity in demographic groups that have above-average risk.
Current Status and Response to the Global Obesity Pandemic: A Workshop
Date: October 9, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)
A one-day public workshop that will examine the current efforts and complexity of treating the global obesity epidemic.
The Current Understanding of Pre-Pregnancy Weight, Gestational Weight Gain, and the Impacts on Maternal and Child Health Among Women with Obesity: A Virtual Workshop (Webinar)
Date: June 13, 2018 (12:00 PM Eastern)
This virtual workshop will examine issues related to obesity before, during, and after pregnancy. The webinar will feature individual invited speakers and presentations that build on previous topics covered by the Academies since the 2009 report on weight gain in pregnancy, including prepregnancy weight status, gestational weight gain, and effects of gestational weight gain on maternal and child health.
Understanding and Overcoming the Challenge of Obesity and Overweight in the Armed Forces: A Workshop
Date: May 7, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)
A one-day public workshop that will examine the challenges posed by obesity and overweight in the armed forces and explore opportunities to overcome those challenges.
Advancing Obesity Solutions through Investments in the Built Environment: A Workshop
Date: September 12, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)
How can investments in the built environment advance obesity solutions? September 12, join the Roundtable on Obesity Solutions for a workshop that will explore the roles built environment policies and practices play in the prevention and treatment of obesity and will highlight promising, scalable, multi-sector strategies to create more healthful and equitable environments. Built environment topics that will be covered include urban planning and design, transportation systems, parks and recreation, and food systems. Register to attend either in person or via webcast. Due to seating capacity, in-person registration for this workshop is limited. The speakers' PowerPoint slides and a video recording of the proceedings will be available on this page shortly after the meeting. Learn more: http://bit.ly/ObesityRTBuiltEnvironment
The Challenge of Treating Obesity and Overweight: Learning What Works and Making it Happen—A Workshop
Date: April 6, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)
This workshop will explore what is known about current obesity treatment approaches and the challenges involved in implementing them.
The Potential Role of Sleep in Obesity Prevention and Management: A Virtual Workshop (Webinar)
Date: February 17, 2017 (12:00 PM Eastern)
This virtual workshop will examine the potential relationship between sleep and obesity. A relatively new development in research on the causes, prevention, and treatment of obesity is the increasing evidence and discussion about the potential relationship between sleep and obesity, as well as a strong interest on the part of the public health community in examining the evidence and its potential implications.
Driving Action and Progress on Obesity Prevention and Treatment – A Workshop
Date: September 27, 2016 (9:00 AM Eastern)
Driving Action and Progress on Obesity Prevention and Treatment: Fifteen years after the Surgeon General's Call to Action, have we tipped the scales towards achieving a healthy weight?
The Role of Business in Multi-Sector Obesity Solutions: Working Together for Positive Change
Date: April 12, 2016 (9:00 AM Eastern)
The Roundtable on Obesity Solutions will host a workshop on the role of the business sector in obesity solutions.
Obesity in the Early Childhood Years: State of the Science and Implementation of Promising Solutions
Date: October 6, 2015 (8:30 AM Eastern)
This workshop will highlight emerging science and implementation of promising solutions to prevent obesity during the early childhood years (birth to age 5).