Jerry Morris Memorial Lecture 2017

16 February 2017, 5.30 PM - 16 February 2017, 7.00 PM

Professor Dianne Ward, University of North Carolina

Room 2D3 Priory Road Complex, Priory Road, BS8 1TU

Jerry Morris Memorial Lecture 16th February 2017

'Making Early Years' Spaces Active Places'Dianne Ward profile

Dianne Ward is a Professor in the Department of Nutrition at the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health. Professor Ward’s research focuses on the prevention of obesity through school and community-based, multilevel interventions that promote physical activity and healthy eating. Included in her research are efforts to understand the determinants of physical activity and healthy eating in children, and strategies for measuring the nutrition and physical activity characteristics of organizational settings.

She has led the development of the highly successful NAP SACC program and the new on-line version, GoNAPSACC. In 2016, she lead three NIH intervention studies including KEYS to a Healthy Family Child Care Home; Caring and Reaching for Health, a worksite intervention for child care workers; and Healthy Me, Healthy We, a social marketing intervention for child care centers. Prof. Ward has more than 175 research publications, 10 book chapters, and a book on physical activity in children and adolescents. She is a Fellow in the American College of Sport Medicine and The Obesity Society.  

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