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New Approaches to State Surveillance of Childrens BMI

Monday, September 15, 2008, 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET

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2:00-2:05 p.m. Welcome, Overview and Program Logistics

Michael Kogan, PhD
Director, Office of Data and Information Management
Maternal and Child Health Bureau

Vivian Gabor, MPH

2:05-2:20 p.m. Overview of National Data Sources

Deb Galuska, MPH, PhD
Associate Director of Science, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2:20-2:35 p.m. The Arkansas Experience in Combating Childhood Obesity

Joseph Thompson, MD, MPH
Surgeon General for the State of Arkansas
Director of the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement

2:35-2:45 p.m. Public Health Population-Based Systems: A New Approach State Surveillance of Childrens BMI

Therese Hoyle
Senior Public Health Advisor, Public Health Informatics Institute
Public Health Consultant, Michigan Department of Community Health

2:45-3:00 p.m. Questions and Answers

Gretchen Noonan, MS
Q&A Moderator

3:00 p.m. Adjourn