This key lecture will start with an overview of the recently released Community Guide recommendations for Physical Activity and the new 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Committee Report. The second portion will highlight the successful policy changes made in Nashville to support walking and biking delivered by former Mayor and National Academy of Medicine Obesity Roundtable Chair Bill Purcell.


5:15pm The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans: Scientific Report and Highlights of New Guidance and Federal Actions
Rachel M Ballard, MD MPH
5:35pm How Music City Was Transformed Into a Walkable Community Through Evidence-Informed Policy Change
Bill Purcell, JD