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Join AHRQ's Health Care Innovations Exchange for a live TweetChat on
Using Social Media To Reduce Childhood Obesity
When: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 3:00 pm EST
Join the AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange for a live TweetChat with Dr. Victoria Rogers, Director of the Kids CO-OP at the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center. We will discuss how the Let’s Go! program has worked to slow the increase of childhood obesity in Maine and how the program can be adapted by other providers in different settings across the country.
Victoria W. Rogers, MD@LetsGo5210
Dr. Victoria W. Rogers is Director of the Kids CO-OP at the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center. As Director of the Let’s Go! program (www.letsgo.org), she oversees the development, coordination, and promotion of community-oriented pediatric health care initiatives. Over the past few years, Dr. Rogers has focused her efforts on combating the childhood obesity epidemic. As a leader in the field of childhood obesity prevention and management, she is often called on as a consultant by the National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality (NICHQ), the American Academy of Pediatrics, and other national organizations to provide her expert opinion and review.
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