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Institute of Medicine Symposium: Childhood Obesity

Event Date:

Thursday, December 01, 2005
childhood obesity

Hollywood, Health and Society director Vicki Beck gave a presentation and joined a panel  discussion entitled Marketing Communication Strategies: Promoting Healthful Products and Physical Activitiy Opportunitites at the Institute of Medicine Symposium.

Panel members:
Jennifer Kotler, Sesame Workshop
Mindy Stockfield, Cartoon Network
Jorge Daboub, Univision Television Group
• Moderators: Tom Robinson, Stanford University School of Medicine,
and Ann Bullock, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee on Progress in Preventing Childhood Obesity has provided a summary for this symposium.
Click here to read

Progress in Preventing Childhood Obesity: Focus on Industry 
4:00 - 5:30 pm
Dec. 1, 2005
Beckman Center of the National Academies
Irvine, California