New Webinar: Turning Data Into Action (December 13, 2017)
Webinar Title: Turning Data Into Action
Webinar Date/Time: December 13, 2017 at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific
About the Webinar
- Explore new and existing data sources on walking and walkability in the US
- Discuss trends and growth of the walking movement
- Learn how to use data to mobilize and advocate for walkability
About the Presenters
Kristen Henry is the former Evaluation and Research Manager at America Walks. Kristen has experience in local community health, college health, and maternal child health, previously working at both the March of Dimes and the NorthWest Bergen Regional Health Commission in New Jersey. Kristen’s passion is in the planning, evaluation, and improvement of programs and services to facilitate lasting change in our built environments. Kristen received a Certificate in Program Evaluation along with a Master’s in Public Health from Montclair State University where she is now an adjunct professor. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist.
Russell R. Pate, is a Professor of Exercise Science in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina. Pate is an exercise physiologist with interests in physical activity and physical fitness in children and the health implications of physical activity. He has published more than 300 scholarly papers, and he heads a research team that is currently supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and foundations. He coordinated the effort that led to the development of the Recommendation on Physical Activity and Public Health of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American College of Sports Medicine (1995). He served on the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (2003-04), the U.S. Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee (2007-08), and he currently serves on the U.S. Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee (2016-18). Pate has served in several leadership positions with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), including as President, and in 2012 he received that organization’s Honor Award. He currently chairs the Board of Directors of the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance.