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Workshop Agenda

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Keck Center of the National Academies

9:00 a.m.

Welcome

 

Jeffrey Koplan, Chair, IOM Standing Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention (Vice President for Global Health, Emory University)

 

Dick Gephardt, Former US House of Representatives Majority Leader

9:30

The Scale of the Problem: Obesity in the UK and the US

 

Moderator: Jeffrey Koplan

 

Klim McPherson, Visiting Professor of Public Health Epidemiology

Oxford University, United Kingdom

Chair of the National Heart Forum, United Kingdom

 

Cynthia Ogden, Epidemiologist

National Center for Health Statistics

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention



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A Workshop Agenda Thursday, October , 00 Keck Center of the National Academies 9:00 a.m. Welcome Jeffrey Koplan, Chair, IOM Standing Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention (Vice President for Global Health, Emory University) Dick Gephardt, Former US House of Representatives Majority Leader 9:30 The Scale of the Problem: Obesity in the UK and the US Moderator: Jeffrey Koplan Klim McPherson, Visiting Professor of Public Health Epidemiology Oxford University, United Kingdom Chair of the National Heart Forum, United Kingdom Cynthia Ogden, Epidemiologist National Center for Health Statistics Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

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 PERSPECTIVES FROM UK AND US POLICY MAKERS 10:00 government Structure: US and UK Moderator: William Dietz, Director Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Workshop Planning Committee Chair Anne Jackson, Director for Child Wellbeing Department for Children, Schools, and Families, United Kingdom Jeffrey Koplan 10:25 Physical Activity Break 10:30 Obesity Prevention Policy Actions Initiated in the US and UK Moderator: Tom Robinson, Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine Stanford University School of Medicine Standing Committee member Panel 1—School Meal Policy: Judy Hargadon, Director School Food Trust, United Kingdom Julie Paradis, Administrator Food and Nutrition Service United States Department of Agriculture Panel 2 —Physical Activity and the Built Environment: Harriet Tregoning, Director, Planning Office Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, Washington, DC Peter Ashcroft, Regional Physical Activity Lead Department of Health Southwest, United Kingdom 12:00 p.m. Lunch

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 APPENDIX A 1:00 Obesity Prevention Policy Actions Initiated in the US and UK Moderator: Shiriki Kumanyika, Associate Dean University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Standing Committee member Panel 3—National Programs and Policies: Kevin Concannon, Undersecretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services US Department of Agriculture Tim Smith, CEO Food Standards Agency, United Kingdom Dana Carr, Director Health, Mental Health, Environmental Health, & Physical Education Team Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools US Department of Education Susan Jebb, Head of Nutrition and Health Research Medical Research Council Collaborative Centre for Human Nutrition Research, Cambridge, UK Panel 4—Local Policies and Perspectives: Lynn Silver, Assistant Health Commissioner New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene Jonathan E. Fielding, Director of Public Health and Health Officer Department of Health Services, Los Angeles County, CA Chip Johnson, Mayor City of Hernando, Mississippi 3:15 Break

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0 PERSPECTIVES FROM UK AND US POLICY MAKERS 3:30 Open Discussion Policies and gaps: Opportunities for Collaboration Moderator: Jeffrey Koplan William Dietz Anne Jackson Peter Ashcroft Ailsa McGinty, Policy and Stakeholder Manager Cross Government Obesity Team Department of Health, United Kingdom 4:15 Summary and Closing Remarks William Dietz 4:30 Adjourn