restricted access   Volume 24, Number 2, May 2013, Supplement

Table of Contents

Advancing Obesity Prevention: Quality Improvements, Emerging Models and Best Practices

Guest Editors: Nishadi Rajapakse, Richard Berzon, Sarah Linde, Natasha Coulouris, Ligia Artiles, Eliza Heppner


Foreword from Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH)

p. vii

Advancing Obesity Prevention: Emerging Models and Best Practices

pp. viii-xii

A Note from the Guest Editors

pp. xiii-xv

Part 1: Promising/Innovative Approaches

Implementing the Obesity Care Model at a Community Health Center in Hawaii to Address Childhood Obesity

pp. 1-11

Improving Overweight among At-risk Minority Youth: Results of a Pilot Intervention in After-school Programs

pp. 12-24

Evaluation of a Childhood Obesity Awareness Campaign Targeting Head Start Families: Designed by Parents for Parents

pp. 25-33

Screening and Management of Obesity and Perception of Weight Status in Medicaid Recipients

pp. 34-46

Part 2: Community Partnerships

Combating Obesity at Community Health Centers (COACH): A Quality Improvement Collaborative for Weight Management Programs

pp. 47-60

Action-Learning Collaboratives as a Platform for Community-Based Participatory Research to Advance Obesity Prevention

pp. 61-79

San Diego Healthy Weight Collaborative: A Systems Approach to Address Childhood Obesity

pp. 80-96

A Community-Academic Partnership to Promote Student Health and Education Outcomes

pp. 97-102

The Healthy Weight Collaborative: Using Learning Collaboratives to Enhance Community-based Prevention Initiatives Addressing Childhood Obesity

pp. 103-115

Part 3: Special Populations

Unidas por La Vida (United for Life): Implementing A Culturally-Tailored, Community-Based, Family-Oriented Lifestyle Intervention

pp. 116-138

Family-Based Risk Reduction of Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome: An Overview and Outcomes of the Idaho Partnership for Hispanic Health

pp. 129-144

Increasing Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables in the School Cafeteria: The Influence of Active Choice

pp. 145-157

Linking Pediatric Primary Care Obesity Management to Community Programs

pp. 158-167

Part 4: Practice and Policy

Best Practices in Policy Approaches to Obesity Prevention

pp. 168-192

Accelerating Progress in Reducing Childhood Obesity Disparities: Exploring Best Practices of Positive Outliers

pp. 193-199