Tuesday 16th April, 2013
9:40am to 10:40am
The purpose of this seminar is to introduce the Communities Preventing Childhood Obesity project, a research project combining the efforts of Extension specialists across seven states to start a community-capacity building intervention to prevent childhood obesity. Attendees will learn about the Ecological Model of Childhood Overweight and community coaching and how they are applied to the study design. An interactive discussion session will conclude the seminar to unveil how other Extension professionals are working with their communities as it relates to the Ecological Model.
Abby Gold and Brady Buro, North Dakota State University
Ann Keim, University of Wisconsin
Dan Kahl, Kansas State University
Karen Bruns, The Ohio State University
Dawn Contreras, Michigan State University
Amy Mobley, University of Connecticut
Renee Oscarson, South Dakota State University
Associate Program Director at University of Wisconsin-Extension bio from LinkedIn
Nutrition and Wellness Specialist
Nutrition and Wellness Specialist and Assistant Professor from University of Minnesota Extension and North Dakota State University Extension Service. Dr. Gold focuses her research and education on community food systems, obesity prevention, environmental changes/community participatory action research.
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