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10th Annual Southern Obesity Summit

September 23, 2016

Join the Public Health Institute's (PHI) Center for Wellness and Nutrition at the 10th Annual Southern Obesity Summit in Houston, TX on November 13-15, 2016.

The Southern Obesity Summit (SOS) is the largest regional obesity prevention event in the United States, drawing hundreds of participants from 16 Southern States consisting of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.  Together, these states join forces to fight obesity. The Center for Wellness and Nutrition is a national leader in developing campaigns, programs, and partnerships to reduce obesity and promote equity in the most vulnerable communities across the country.

Look for us at our presentation and post-session workshop, and stop by our booth to find out more about our work.

Follow @PHI_wellness using #SOSTX2016 for live updates during the conference.


ORAL PRESENTATION

Presenter: Amy DeLisio MPH,RD 

When: Monday, November 14, 2016 1:00-2:15pm

This presentation will highlight CWN’s partnership with UC CalFresh to broaden positive youth development impacts and principles that create leadership opportunities and result in low income youth as decision makers in healthy changes, Maximizing Partnership to Support Youth.


POST SUMMIT WORKSHOP

Presenter: Amy DeLisio MPH, RD and Metria Munyan

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 12:45pm - 3:00pm

Building Food Systems Partnerships to Enhance Healthy Food Access Work

In this workshop we will share tools, resources and identify important partnerships that will help you plan effective food system interventions. This training will prepare you to make connections with retailers by learning the art of behavioral economics, marketing, and merchandising strategies, and the best mediums for conveying information.