Workshop 4/12: How Business Leaders Can Help Solve Obesity


Amelie Ramirez
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It will take all sectors of society to solve the obesity crisis.

Amelie RamirezThat’s why on April 12, 2016, Dr. Amelie Ramirez and the rest of the Roundtable on Obesity Solutions will conduct a workshop on how business leaders can get involved in fighting obesity.

Tune in here for the free workshop, which is set for 9 a.m. EST Tuesday, April 12, 2016.

The workshop will feature expert speakers and discussion on why and how to encourage the business community to be involved in obesity solutions, identify reasons why businesses might be interested in being involved, and demonstrate ways they can be engaged with a focus on community level multi-sector collaborations.

Ramirez, director of SaludToday, Salud America!, and the Institute for Health Promotion Research at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, is a member of the Roundtable.

The Roundtable, which is part of the National Academy of Medicine’s Health and Medicine Division, engages leadership from multiple sectors (public health, health care, government, the food industry, education, philanthropy, the nonprofit sector, and academia) to address the obesity crisis.

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