The Healthy Communities Study: How Community Programs and Polices are Related to Children’s Health

On September 25, NCCOR hosted a Connect & Explore webinar on The Healthy Communities Study: How Community Programs and Polices are Related to Children’s Health. The webinar provided a brief overview of the Healthy Communities Study, highlighted several findings from the study recently published supplement in Pediatric Obesity, and discussed opportunities to expand community programs and policies that can improve children’s health. Speakers included Sonia Arteaga, PhD, Program Director, Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health; Stephen Fawcett, PhD, MA, Senior Advisor, Center for Community Health and Development, University of Kansas; Russell Pate, PhD, Director, Children’s Physical Activity Research Group, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina; and Lorrene Ritchie, PhD, RD, Director, Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

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Webinar Q&A (PDF)