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Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Prevention of Obesity in Children and Youth; Koplan JP, Liverman CT, Kraak VI, editors. Preventing Childhood Obesity: Health in the Balance. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2005.

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Preventing Childhood Obesity: Health in the Balance.

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JEFFREY P. KOPLAN (Chair), Woodruff Health Sciences Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

DENNIS M. BIER, Children's Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

LEANN L. BIRCH, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park

ROSS C. BROWNSON, Department of Community Health, St. Louis University School of Public Health, MO

JOHN CAWLEY, Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

GEORGE R. FLORES, The California Endowment, San Francisco, CA

SIMONE A. FRENCH, Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

SUSAN L. HANDY, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis

ROBERT C. HORNIK, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

DOUGLAS B. KAMEROW, Health, Social and Economics Research, RTI International, Washington, DC

SHIRIKI K. KUMANYIKA, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia

BARBARA J. MOORE, Shape Up America!, Washington, DC

ARIE L. NETTLES, School of Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

RUSSELL R. PATE, Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia

JOHN C. PETERS, Food and Beverage Technology, Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH

THOMAS N. ROBINSON, Division of General Pediatrics and Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA

CHARLES ROYER, Evans School of Public Affairs, University of Washington, Seattle

SHIRLEY R. WATKINS, SR Watkins & Associates, Silver Spring, MD

ROBERT C. WHITAKER, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Princeton, NJ



LINDA D. MEYERS, Director, Food and Nutrition Board

ROSE MARIE MARTINEZ, Director, Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

VIVICA I. KRAAK, Senior Program Officer

JANICE RICE OKITA, Senior Program Officer

CARRIE SZLYK, Program Officer (through September 2003)

TAZIMA A. DAVIS, Research Associate

J. BERNADETTE MOORE, Science and Technology Policy Intern (through June 2003)

ELISABETH RIMAUD, Financial Associate

SHANNON L. RUDDY, Senior Program Assistant

Copyright © 2005, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK83829


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