Obesity Prevention Summit 2013

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Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Shoreline Conference Center, Shoreline, WA

On December 4, 2013, nearly 160 obesity prevention advocates gathered in Shoreline, WA to discuss solutions for addressing the obesity crisis in Washington State. Below you will find materials and information from this important Summit, hosted by the Childhood Obesity Prevention Coalition and its sponsors Coordinated Care, Seattle Children’s, Washington Dental Service Foundation, YMCA, Comprehensive Health Education Foundation, Transportation Choices, Washington Bikes and WCAAP.

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Presentations & Materials

(Click on the presentation title for powerpoints or handouts that were used)


  • Keynote Address, “Making an Impact — Cost Effective Interventions in Obesity Prevention,” Steven Gortmaker, PhD – Harvard School of Public Health

  • “Healthy Schools: A Progress Report”, Lori Jacobs – Auburn School District, Lisa Rakoz – OSPI, Blake Trask – Washington Bikes, Moderator: Donna Oberg – Public Health-Seattle & King County

Other Materials

  • COPC Policy and Systems Priorities


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Questions? Contact us at info@copcwa.org or (206)859-2500.