Wednesday
Dec 03
2014

Helping Kids Learn to Eat Healthier with Peter Rabbit

Peter Rabbit was always one of my favorite books as a child. Though I grew up in suburban New Jersey – far from the rolling hills of England – I always identified with him. Maybe it’s his mischievous nature. Maybe it’s Ms. Potter’s masterful writing.

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.
McDonald's Commitment to Action

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

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.