Register to listen: Webinar – The Role of Physical Education in Enhancing Adolescent Mental Health

In recognition of National Sports and Fitness Month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health’s Region 5 Adolescent Health Network, in partnership with IAPO, presented a webinar on the impact of physical education (P.E.)/physical activity on adolescent mental health and well-being. Dr. John Ratey, Harvard Medical School, […]

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IAPO Coalition Webinar – Looking Ahead: What’s Next for Obesity Prevention?

IAPO Coalition Webinar –  Looking Ahead: What’s Next for Obesity Prevention? Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM CST REGISTER HERE. Join this once-yearly webinar of the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity on Tuesday, April 10th! On this webinar, you will get a chance to: HEAR from our keynote speaker, Dr. Steven Gortmaker, […]

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March 1st Webinar on Worksite Wellness Nutrition: Resources and Illinois Case Studies

Worksite Wellness Nutrition: Resources and Illinois Case Studies Thursday, March 1st, 2018 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm CST Register here The webinar will feature the following: An overview of worksite wellness nutrition resources available Healthy food access for employees: Rush University Medical Center case study- Christopher M. Nolan, MPA, Manager, Community Benefit and Population Health, […]

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Register to listen: Webinar on supporting daily P.E. programs

On January 24th, the Illinois Public Health Institute and the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity hosted a webinar, Dropping the ball on daily P.E.? Get rolling with tips & tricks to creatively fit high-quality daily P.E. into the school day for ALL students!  Download a recording of the webinar here. Registration required. Description: Districts across […]

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IAPO Adopts Updated Purpose Statement & Ways to Engage

Throughout 2017, the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity (IAPO) members have been working on strategic planning for 2018 and beyond. After various focus groups, a coalition survey, a full coalition meeting in October, and discussions with the Leadership Committee, IAPO has updated and adopted a revised purpose statement and developed some new ways of engaging partners. IAPO’s new […]

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