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About the Program

Key Program Efforts

Building Partnerships

Resources
Get out and Play. Every Day. !

How many sodas does the average Alaska teen
drink per day?

Is obesity really on the rise
in Alaska?

What are the economic costs
of obesity in Alaska?

For answers to these and many more important questions read the Burden of Overweight and Obesity in Alaska, Summary Report:
Burden of Overweight and Obesity in Alaska, Summary Report

Obesity Prevention and Control Program

Events

The Alaska 32nd Annual Health Summit

Coming in 2015.

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Obesity prevention efforts statewide

Sessions from 2014

Monday January 27

Endeavor
Room:

10:30am-
11:45am

Session
103
Building Stronger Food Systems in Alaska

Voyager
Room:

1:30pm-
2:30pm

Session
111
Expanding a Community-Wide Campaign Focused on Childhood Obesity Prevention; Increasing Physical Activity and other Health-Related Behaviors

Whitby
Room:

3:00pm-
4:30pm

Session 117 Bring the “Store Outside Your Door” into the School Cafeteria

Tuesday January
28th

Endeavor
Room:

10:15am-
11:45am

Session
201
Bridging the Gap between Public Health, Community Health, and School Health. Implementing Best Practices for Obesity and Tobacco Prevention.

Ballroom:

3:15pm-
4:30pm

Session:
213
Roundtable: School Based Obesity Prevention Programs in Alaska.
Wednesday January
29th

Whitby
Room:

10:00am-
11:15am

Session
305
The Youngest Alaskans: Investing in early Childhood to Improve our State’s Overall Public Health.

Ballroom:

3:30pm-
4:30pm

Closing
Plenary
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES): What we know can Change the Future.

Download the session flyer>

Contact

3601 C Street, Suite 722
Anchorage AK 99503
Fax: 907.269.5446
obesity@alaska.gov