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8-5-2013 3:30 PM

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8-5-2013 5:00 PM

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This study identified the unique barriers low-wage workers face to sustaining a healthy weight, and presented results at a public forum in the fall, 2012. That presentation is galvanizing policy makers, employers, and employees to action. Presenters will explain how this academic-community partnership is translating research results into policy change. This presentation is part of the mini-symposium titled: How Community-Academic Partnership Initiatives Can Contribute to Translational Research.

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May 8th, 3:30 PM May 8th, 5:00 PM

Obesity/Overweight and the Role of Working Conditions: A Qualitative and Participatory Investigation

This study identified the unique barriers low-wage workers face to sustaining a healthy weight, and presented results at a public forum in the fall, 2012. That presentation is galvanizing policy makers, employers, and employees to action. Presenters will explain how this academic-community partnership is translating research results into policy change. This presentation is part of the mini-symposium titled: How Community-Academic Partnership Initiatives Can Contribute to Translational Research.

 

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