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


9:00 AM

Donna Ryan, MD
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
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 Boston
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
Office of Public Health, Louisiana Department of Health

Lisanne Brown, MPH, PhD
Louisiana Public Health Institute

  2:45 PM
Closing Remarks and Adjournment

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