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September 19, 2014 · Leave a Comment

First Coast YMCA

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Collaborative Health Disparities Project: Motivating Youth at Risk for Obesity Through Multi-Level Community Activation Researcher Richard O. White, M.D. Summary Conduct a series of qualitative and quantitative assessments among African American youth in order to understand specific motivators and barriers to a healthy lifestyle, in collaboration with the YMCA.

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Tags: community partner, First Coast YMCA, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Richard O. White M.D., YMCA


September 11, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Motivating Youth at Risk for Obesity Through Multi-Level Community Activation (Mayo-YMCA)

By OHDR Admin OHDR Admin (@ohdradmin)

Richard O. White, M.D. Senior Associate Consultant, Community Internal Medicine Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida Abstract Obesity rates among adolescents have risen significantly with evidence of disparate trends particularly among minority youth.

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Tags: adolescent obesity, Edward Waters College, First Coast YMCA, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Nemours Children's Clinic, pilot project 2013, project, Richard O. White M.D.


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