Obesity Forum 2011

Community and Clinical Approaches to Preventing Obesity Across the Lifespan

Presentations:  (some presentations were not made available)

Update from the 2010 Forum

Kelli Seals, MPH, Washoe County Health District

Review of Obesity Data Over the Life Span

Nageshwara Gullapalli, MD, FACP, UNR School of Medicine

Supporting Active Living Through Policy, Environment and System Change

Monica Lounsbery, PhD, UNLV

The State of the State and the State of the Nation

Tracy Green, MD, Nevada State Health Division

Clinical Track:

Effective Interventions in the Clinical Setting: Engaging & Empowering Patients {1} {2}

Doina Kulick, MD, MS, UNR School of Medicine

Michael Bloch, MD, UNR School of Medicine, Saint Mary's

Breaking the Obesity Cycle: Understanding the Origins in the Maternal/Infant Dyad

Kent Sasse, MD, MPH, FACS, FACRS, Western Surgical Group, UNR School of Medicine

Screening and Management of Obesity

Raymond Plodkowski, MD, UNR School of Medicine, Reno Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Obesity Across the Lifespan: Trends, Impacts and Action

Quang Ngyen, DO, UNR School of Medicine

Beyond Inactivity & Unhealthy Diets: Unusual Determinants of Obesity {1} {2}

Barbara Cox, RD, ABC Nutrition Services

A. Bhargava, MD, Sleep Medicine Center, UNR School of Medicine

Community Track:

Strategies to Reduce Obesity from Our Front Porch to Our State Capital

Christopher Roller, American Heart Association

Age Appropriate Interventions in Preschool and the Before/After School Setting {1} {2}

Demise Benson, Washoe County School District

Yolanda Ortega-Gammill, Yo's Kitchen Counter

Mental, Behavioral and Social Health Implications of Overweight and/or Obesity

Brandon Keppner, MS-IOP, Center for Hope of the Sierras

The Physical Design of Communities and the Relationship to Obesity

Chad Giesinger, AICP, Washoe County Community Development Department

School Interventions: Approaches Every School and Classroom Can Use {1} {2} {3}

Jonna AuCoin, Washoe County School District, Sierra Vista Elementary

Kerry Seymour, MS, RD, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension

Leslie Shults, Washoe County School District, Billinghurst Middle

Handouts and Additional Data:

November 2011 Epi News Overweight and Obesity in Washoe County

Brochure with schedule and information on topics and speakers

Active Transport raffle

For questions about the Forum please contact Kelli Seals at (775) 325-6160.