The 2017 Pennington Biomedical Research Center Childhood Obesity & Public Health Conference
Speakers & Agenda - Wednesday, November 15, 2017




9:00 AM

Executive Director
Pennington Biomedical Research Center

9:05 AM
Welcome from Sponsors and Partners
Peter T. Katzmarzyk, PhD
Associate Executive Director for Population and Public Health Sciences,
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
9:15 AM
Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance: Global Matrix Initiative
Mark S. Tremblay, PhD
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
10:00 AM
A Day in the Life of 10-year old Children in Baton Rouge: Physical Activity, Sleep and Sedentary Behavior Profiles
Peter T. Katzmarzyk, PhD
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
  10:45 AM
Activity Break
11:00 AM
Update on Physical Activity Guidelines for Children and Youth
Russell R. Pate, PhD
University of South Carolina
11:40 AM
Physical Activity Promotion: The Importance of Schools
Thomas McKenzie, PhD
San Diego State University
  12:15 PM
Lunch (provided)
1:15 PM
Including Children with Disabilities in Physical Activity Promotion: Overcoming Obstacles
Heidi Stanish, PhD
University of Massachusetts
  1:45 PM
Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital: Building of Amazing
Shaun Kemmerly, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital
  2:15 PM
Gaps and Opportunities for Surveillance of Children’s Health in Louisiana
Emily Pineda, MS, ACSM PAPHS
School Health/Early Care and Education (ECE) Lead
Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Office of Public Health, Louisiana Department of Health
  2:45 PM
Closing Remarks and Adjournment

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