CMRC Children's Memorial Research Center
COMP InTouch Story 2006

News:  Fighting Obesity from the Ground Up (InTouch Spring 2006, v.3, issue 1)

 

 COMP and CLOCC members (from left): Helen Binns, MD, MPH; Jonathan Necheles, MD, MPH;

Pat McGuire; Katherine Kaufer Christoffel, MD, MPH; Rachel Story, MD, MPH; Adolfo Ariza, MD

 

Childhood obesity has quadrupled over the past 30 years, and in the last 10-15, there has been increasing awareness that obesity is endangering all ages of children.  In response to this, Katherine Kaufer Christoffel, MD, MPH, was invited four years ago by the Otho SA Sprague Memorial Institute to involve a critical mass of people in