Being Their Voice: Effective Advocacy to Prevent Obesity
Video by Patrick Brumback
Dr. Chris Bolling, MD
Dr. Christopher Bolling completed his pediatric residency and chief residency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center CCHMC and is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. He is currently a pediatrician and partner at Pediatric Associates in Crestview Hill, KY, and he is a volunteer associate professor of pediatrics in the division of general and community pediatrics at CCHMC and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Bolling serves as the chair for the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Obesity and chair for the Kentucky Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Obesity Task Force. He is the former president of the Northern Kentucky Medical Society, the Cincinnati Pediatric Research Group practice based research network, the Cincinnati Pediatric Society and the medical staff of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.
- Describe the social-ecological model and its application to obesity prevention strategies.
- Name five potential collaborators in obesity prevention in their community.
- List three possible advocacy targets for obesity prevention in their community.
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