Webinar Series

Mary Ellen Posthauer, RDN, LD, CD

October 2014

Mary Ellen Posthauer, RDN, LD, CD

The Impact of Sarcopenic Obesity on our Aging Population

We all know that the increase in obesity among older adults presents many challenges. These challenges include decreased mobility, quality of life and increased co-morbidities such as sarcopenia. What causes sarcopenic obesity and how does it impact physical activity and functional decline?  Please join us for this webinar to explore prevention and treatment strategies that address nutritional and exercise components associated with sarcopenic obesity.

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November 2014

Alison McGrorty, MD and

Anne McGrorty DNP, RN, CPNP

A Pediatric Evidence Based Teaching Plan: Foundation of a Social Media Intervention

We all know that pediatric obesity is a complex health issue plaguing the youth of this country. Join us for an informative webinar that explores Epic, an evidence-based teaching methodology that enables providers to organize interventions and supports using social media as a communication strategy. Explore how Epic integrates expert recommendations, standards, and the developmental needs of children to impact behavior change in overweight and obese children. 

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December 2014

Ellen Wartella, PhD

Food Marketing and the Childhood Obesity Crisis

Did you know children as young as preschoolers see more than 1000 fast food ads per year? Join us for this webinar to examine the contributions of food marketing to children’s food preferences, food choices and diets. Find out more about the policy recommendations from the Institute of Medicine that intend to counteract the negative effects of food marketing and its impact on childhood obesity. 

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