Framework to Assess Community Nutritionists? Use of Environmental Strategies to Prevent Obesity

Framework to Assess Community Nutritionists? Use of Environmental Strategies to Prevent Obesity

Category: Policy
Framework to Assess Community Nutritionists? Use of Environmental Strategies to Prevent Obesity

Speaker: Angela H. Lu, PhD, RD, Cornell University

http://www.jneb.org/article/S1499-4046(14)00575-2/fulltext

This webinar was pre-recorded.

Framework identifies the levels of engagement in promoting environmental changes and supports future research and practice of community nutrition professionals by providing a roadmap for assessing their involvement on multiple levels to prevent obesity.

Learning Objectives:
1. Understand how policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) strategies can be defined
2. Identify factors related to nutrition educators' use of PSE strategies
3. Determine ways to integrate PSE strategies into nutrition educators' work

Angela H. Lu received her PhD in nutritional sciences with emphasis in community nutrition. Her research includes nutrition educators' use of PSE strategies in their communities. After graduation from Cornell, worked in a nonprofit organization in Taiwan on government-supported programs that focused on changing food policies and environments. 

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