Community Engagement Symposium: Advancing Uptake of Evidence-based Practices & Policies for Healthy Child Weight- 10/01/2018.
This symposium will connect researchers and community stakeholders committed to addressing healthy weight across the life-course, beginning in childhood. Presentations and panels will focus on action-oriented research that accelerates the implementation of program and policies with a strong evidence base. Attendees will hear from successful academic/community partnerships and learn how cost-effectiveness concepts can identify strategies that offer the best value for money. The program will feature lunchtime round table discussions and one-on-one networking opportunities to foster new collaborations as well as an opportunity to help shape new Harvard Catalyst funding opportunities in the field. Keynote speaker: Shiriki K. Kumanyika, PhD, MS, MPH.