The 2014 Pennington Biomedical Research Center Childhood Obesity & Public Health Conference
Speakers & Agenda - Tuesday, April 1, 2014
9:00 AM

Will Cefalu, MD
Executive Director
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
9:05 AM
Welcome from Sponsors and Partners
Stephanie T. Broyles, PhD
Conference Chair, Pennington Biomedical Research Center
9:15 AM
Do Our Neighborhoods Really Matter for Children’s Health and Physical Activity?
Brian Saelens, PhD
Seattle Children’s Hospital Research Institute
10:00 AM
School Support for Physical Activity and Healthy Weight
Stephanie T. Broyles, PhD
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
  10:45 AM
11:00 AM
Role of Parks in Promoting the Health of Children and Communities
Michael Edwards, PhD
North Carolina State University
  11:45 AM
Lunch (Provided)
12:45 PM
Integrating Health Promotion and Environmental Change
Candice Myers, PhD
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
  1:15 PM
Building the Future: Resources to Get You Started
Moderated Panel Discussion Featuring Local and National Initiatives &
Resources: Learn How You Can Start Creating Healthier Environments for
Louisiana Youth
2:30 PM
Progress: Healthier Environments Through the Blue Cross Blue Shield
Challenge for a Healthier Louisiana Grant Program
Christy Reeves
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
  3:00 PM
Closing Remarks and Adjournment

Conference Sponsors
Presenting Sponsors
BlueCross BlueShield of LA
Contributing Sponsors
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