The Obesity Prevention in Public Health Course addresses the shifting priorities and current challenges facing public health practitioners working in state and community–level nutrition, physical activity, and obesity prevention programs. This unique course offers an informal learning environment, with an emphasis on interactive teaching, peer learning, and small group workshops. The primary goal of the Obesity Prevention in Public Health Course is to promote and support evidence-based practice with a focus on implementing and sustaining effective policy and environmental change interventions.
Funding Partner: University of North Carolina Center for Training and Research Translation
Avia Mainor, Training Unit Director
UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention