Connect & Explore held three special events from the Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) 37th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions. The panels offered exclusive access to presentations from internationally renowned scholars, exploring high-impact childhood obesity strategies from around the world including scalable physical activity interventions in Latin America; sugar-sweetened beverage taxes in Mexico, South America, and the United States; and approaches to eliminating health disparities among U.S. and international populations disproportionately affected by obesity. Each webinar, hosted in partnership with SBM, provided an overview of the issue, key insights, and implications for childhood obesity research and policy.

Speakers for the April 1, 2016 webinar: David Berrigan, National Cancer Institute (Chair); Olga Sarmiento, University of Los Andes; Michael Pratt, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health; J. Aaron Hipp, North Carolina State University; Gil Penalosa, 8-80 Cities (Discussant)

View SBM 37th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions: Learning from Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax Evaluations in Mexico, South America, and the U.S. to Reverse Childhood Obesity

View SBM 37th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions: Reducing Childhood Obesity Disparities: Insights from Global Strategies to Achieve Health Equity

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