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SAVE THE DATE - 5th Annual Texas Obesity Awareness Week
Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living

July, 2012

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Thursday, September 13, 2012
5th Annual Texas Obesity Awareness Week
Award Ceremony and Reception

Keynote Speaker:

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Margo Wootan, D.Sc.

Margo Wootan is the Director of Nutrition Policy at the Center for Science in the Public Interest, one of the country's leading health advocacy organizations specializing in food, nutrition and obesity prevention. Dr. Wootan co-founded and coordinates the activities of the National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity (NANA) and the Food Marketing Workgroup. She has coordinated and led efforts to require calorie labeling at fast-food and other chain restaurants, require trans fat labeling on packaged foods, improve school foods, reduce junk-food marketing aimed at children, and expand the nutrition and physical activity program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Dr. Wootan has received numerous awards and is quoted regularly in the nation's major media.

 September 13, 2012
TIME: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
LOCATION: J.J. Pickle Research Campus, Austin, TX

Join us as we recognize the 2012 Texas Health Champion (TBA) "for their efforts to prevent and reduce obesity through research, policies, marketing, interventions, or other venues." The 2012 Texas Health Champion will be announced in August.

The Award Ceremony and Reception will include:

Networking reception with refreshments from 6:30 - 7:00 p.m. 

Keynote address by Margo Wootan, D.Sc. 

A statewide, community challenge from ACTIVE Life and IT'S TIME TEXAS

Presentation of the 2012 Texas Health Champion Award 

Further details to follow. 


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