Tuesday
May 20
2014

Reaffirming Our Commitment to School Nutrition Standards and Student Health

As we soon close out the 2013 – 2014 school year, we should be celebrating—not rolling back—the great progress that schools have made toward implementing the USDA’s school nutrition standards.
Friday
Feb 07
2014

Sharing My Story

Recently, I have had the chance to attend the Clinton Foundation Health Matters Conference in La Quinta, California, and be the opening speaker at the

The Alliance and McDonald's: Bringing Industry to the Table

Sep 26, 2013
Yesterday at the final day of the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, the Alliance and McDonald’s announced a groundbreaking collaboration to increase access to fruits and vegetables and help families and children make informed decisions in keeping with a balanced lifestyle.

Leading The Fight To Reverse The Epidemic Of The Century

Aug 26, 2013
For 18 years I helped lead the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) efforts to address one of the costliest and most damaging health epidemics facing our nation: child obesity. One of our key roles at CDC was to rigorously review scientific evidence to develop guidelines on the most effective practices communities could implement to prevent obesity.

Empowering Others to Live Healthy

Apr 10, 2013
Being on the Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s Youth Advisory Board has helped me to influence my community in a positive way. Through my actions and commitment to the cause, I have educated the ones I love about healthy living. On a broader spectrum, I have changed the mentality towards health in my school and hopefully, I will change it in my state.