The Nashville Health Care Council hosted a panel discussion presented by the Partnership for a Healthier America and Family Circle magazine to address the solutions to key factors tied to the childhood obesity epidemic. The panel is one in a nationwide series exploring the impacts of childhood obesity on families and businesses.
Participants included Senator William H. Frist, M.D.
, honorary vice chair, Partnership for a Healthier America; Ben Leedle
, president & CEO of Healthways; Lynya Floyd
, health director, Family Circle
magazine; Bill Paul, M.D.
, M.P.H., director of health, Nashville/Davidson County; Shari Barkin, M.D., M.S.H.S., director, Division of General Pediatrics and Pediatric Obesity Research Diabetes Research and Training Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. WSMV-TV Anchor Demetria Kalodimos
moderated the panel.