To ebb the rising tide of childhood obesity, local, state and national-level policy approaches have been implemented to help America’s children thrive. Expert scholars and researcher advocates will provide the state of the science on paid maternity leave and nutrition policies related to the health and well-being of children and their families.


3:45pm Kids Living Well? How Have Kids Meal Standards Led to Healthier Sips and Sides
Alyssa J Moran, ScD RD
4:15pm Childcare Licensing and State Policy Improvements
Sara Benjamin-Neelon, PhD JD
4:45pm Childhood Obesity Policy Solutions: Findings From the CHOICES Project
Angie Cradock, ScD