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 March 31, 2016 webinar: Lori Dorfman, Berkeley Media Studies Group (Chair); Lynn Silver, Public Health Institute; Shu Wen Ng, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Steven L. Gortmaker, Harvard University School of Public Health; Mauricio Hernández-Avila, Mexican National Institute of Public Health (Discussant)

View SBM 37th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions: Importing, Adapting, and Evaluating Open Streets & Cyclovia to Increase Physical Activity Levels

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

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