Overcoming Childhood Obesity Through Advocacy: Embolden, Equip and Mobilize Healthcare Professionals

Status: Complete

WHAT: A project to develop and deliver unique obesity advocacy training for 20,000 healthcare professionals in one or more of the following areas: school food, healthy food access, physical activity out of school time, and changes to the built environment.

WHO: Healthcare professionals across the country.

WHEN: August 2012 to July 2014

FUNDER: The project was funded by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in partnership with Medscape, a leading provider of medical education through online training.

NICHQ'S ROLE: Developed a strategy and provided content expertise in quality improvement for the development of the training modules.

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NICHQ's Obesity Prevention Advocacy Training is an interactive online course that teaches healthcare professionals how to advocate for obesity prevention policies that support healthy, active living for children in their communities.

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