Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Plenary Session


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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