May 15, 2012
This report summarizes the results of several studies comprising Year Three of an evaluation project assessing the impact of the Mississippi Healthy Students Act on childhood obesity. The evaluation measures trends in childhood obesity rates and ass ...
October 9, 2005
The Public Health Pipeline Program supported efforts by two education organizations from 1998 to 2003 to build the capacity of educational systems to improve science education for students in grades six through nine.
September 1, 2006
In order to address overall nutritional health, including increases in numbers of overweight children and adolescents, the San Francisco Unified School District implemented a progressive nutrition policy beginning in August 2003. The authors reviewe ...
April 27, 2012
Human Capital Blog
HCB: How did you develop an interest in physical fitness among youth? Wright-Volel: As a pediatric nurse practitioner, I see the health consequences when children are overweight or obese. However, a visit to a clinic is but one part of the solution. ...
April 1, 2011
This report summarizes the results of several studies comprising year two of an evaluation project assessing the impact of the Mississippi Healthy Students Act on childhood obesity.
March 1, 2010
In 2006, approximately 37 percent of Delaware's children were overweight or obese. To combat Delaware's childhood obesity epidemic, Nemours, a leading child health care provider, launched a statewide program to improve child health.
January 1, 2010
In 2008, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awarded a five-year grant to the Center for Mississippi Health Policy to evaluate the impact of the Mississippi Healthy Students Act and associated regulations on childhood obesity.
August 31, 2009
Maxine Proskurowski, R.N., M.S., is a veteran soldier in the campaign for school-based health centers, which give students of all backgrounds access to high-quality, affordable health care.
March 10, 2009
Flores recognized for helping middle school and high school students from disadvantaged and underrepresented communities pursue their dreams of entering a health profession.