NCCOR is pleased to be attending the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) 144th Annual Meeting & Exposition, which takes place in Denver from Oct. 29 to Nov. 2. More than 12,000 public health professionals from around the world will participate in this prestigious gathering and share their latest research and innovations, promote best practices, and advocate for public health issues. NCCOR will have a booth in the exhibition hall (#802) throughout the conference. Stop by for the latest information, resources, and giveaways. There will also be a photo-op with NCCOR props at the booth! Attendees are encouraged to follow @NCCOR and use the hashtag #NCCORatAPHA and #APHA2016 on Twitter to stay connected with NCCOR activities at APHA.

This year attendees will be able to hear directly from NCCOR members through a variety of sessions:

Monday, October 31, 2016

  • 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.: Session 3140.0: Evaluating Nutrition Incentive Programs’ Impact on Fruit and Vegetable Consumption and Access Among SNAP Shoppers
  • 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.: Session 3142.0: Innovative Nutrition Guidance Proposed for Healthy People 2020: Evidence-Based Laws and Policies
    • 11:15 a.m.–11:30 p.m. Presentation: Eat Your Veggies: Evidence-based laws and policies that promote fruit and vegetable consumption
  • 12:30–2:00 p.m.: Session 3238.0: Using the New National Evaluation Framework to Capture the Collective Impact of SNAP-Ed

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

  • 12:30–2:00 p.m.: Session 4223.0: Strategies to address food insecurity, poverty, and obesity
  • 12:30–2:00 p.m.: Session 4251.0: Social Justice, Wellness, and School Health
    • 1:30–1:50 p.m.: District policy alignment with the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 and USDA’s proposed wellness policy rule
  • 2:30–4:00 p.m.: Session 4303.0: Translating the Dietary Guidelines for Americans into Practice Where We Live, Learn, Work, and Play
    • 2:50–3:10 p.m.: Operationalizing Food Service Guidelines: Methods, Best Practices, and Available Tools and Resources
  • 2:50–3:30 p.m.: Session 4291.0: Baby-Friendly designation and rising mPINC scores at Indian Health Service hospitals
  • 4:30–6:00 p.m. Session 4413.0: Physical Activity Assessed: Data, Surveillance, and Interventions
    • 5:10–5:30 p.m. Healthy People 2020 Midcourse Review of Physical Activity objectives

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

  • 8:30–10:00 a.m. Session 5077.0: Every Student Succeeds Act and the Whole Child: Implications for School Health
    •  8:50–9:10 a.m.: A Crosswalk Approach to Aligning School Health with ESSA
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