Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Plenary Session


Welcome

Howard Rodenberg, Kansas State Health Director, Topeka


Opening Remarks

Vickie James, Healthy Kids Challenge, Dighton, Kansas


Keystone Youth Policy Summit on Child and Adolescent Nutrition in America

Larry Walker, Meagan Geuther, Steven Gohlke, Paige Ibanez, Academy of Science and Technology, Conroe, Texas


Reports from Breakout Sessions


Plenary Panel—Presentations and Discussion

Preventing Childhood Obesity: What More Can Be Done?

What are the barriers to further progress? What more can be done at the federal, state, community and private sector levels?

Moderator: Doug Kamerow, RTI International, Washington, DC


Federal Perspective

Mary McKenna, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia


State Perspective

Rod Bremby, Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Topeka


Community Perspective

Brenda Kumm, Mid-America Coalition on HealthCare/KCHealthyKids.org, Kansas City, Missouri


Foundation Perspective

Billie Hall, Sunflower Foundation, Topeka, Kansas

Kathryn DeForest, Missouri Foundation for Health, St. Louis


Industry Perspective

Louise Finnerty, PepsiCo, Purchase, New York


Group Discussion


Closing Session

Summary and Next Steps

Jeffrey Koplan, IOM Committee on Progress in Preventing Childhood Obesity



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