The Children’s Memorial Research Center’s 

 Center on Obesity Management and Prevention (COMP) 

Invites you to attend a  


Journal Club  




“Using a CBPR Approach for Obesity Intervention Development for African American Children and Families on Chicago’s South Side 



Thursday, February 10, 2011 

7:45 am to 9:00 am   

Conference Room A/B 

1731 N. Marcey Street, 4th Floor 


Presenter: Dawnavan Davis, Ph.D. MS  

Research Associate Assistant Professor/Director of CBPR Program 

University of Chicago, Department of Medicine  


CME credits available to CMH physicians  


Learning objectives: 


  1. To provide an overview of CBPR in the context of working with faith communities to address child obesity racial disparities. 

2.   To present the formative collaborative obesity intervention development process between university and faith partners. 

3.   To present findings from a pilot faith-based child obesity intervention implemented in churches on Chicago’s South Side. 

Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

RSVP to Lavonne Hopson @   



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