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2nd National Steps to a HealthierUS Summit — Photos

Photo of Denise Austin, member of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports

Denise Austin, member of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, opened the first day of Summit with a few warm-up exercises.  

Photo of U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Richard Carmona

U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Richard Carmona, introduced the Physical Activity Plenary Session.
 
Photo of Dr. Cristina Beato, Acting Assistant Secretary for Health Dr. Cristina Beato, Acting Assistant Secretary for Health, gave opening remarks. Photo of Dr. R. Sanders Williams, Dean of the School of Medicine at Duke University Dr. R. Sanders Williams, Dean of the School of Medicine at Duke University, delivered the Keynote Address on Thursday morning entitled The Next Healthcare Transformation.
 
Photo of Dr. Dorothy Richardson, Vice Chair of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Dr. Dorothy Richardson, Vice Chair of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, gave a personal and inspirational presentation on physical activity. Photo of Ms. Charlene Burgeson, Executive Director of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education Ms. Charlene Burgeson, Executive Director of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education, talks about the importance of physical activity in the schools.
 
Photo of Mr. John Clymer, President of the Partnership for Prevention Mr. John Clymer, President of the Partnership for Prevention, closes the Physical Activity Plenary Session with his presentation on worksite health promotion.

Photo of Tommy G. Thompson, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Tommy G. Thompson, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services speaks at the lunch on April 29th and released a "Blueprint for Action" and a new PSA.
        
Photo of Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich, Jr. Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich, Jr. welcomed the participants to Baltimore and introduced HHS Secretary Tommy G. Thompson. Photo of attendees at Secretary Thompson's luncheon address These two attendees listened to Secretary Thompson's luncheon address.
        
Photo of Dr. Lester Crawford, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration Dr. Lester Crawford, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, introduced the Nutrition Plenary Session. Photo of Ms. Sally Squires, Medical Health Writer of the Washington Post's Lean Plate Club Ms. Sally Squires, Medical Health Writer of the Washington Post's Lean Plate Club, talked about the role the media can play in improving nutrition.
        
Photo of Dr. Harvey Fineberg, President of the Institute of Medicine Dr. Harvey Fineberg, President of the Institute of Medicine, spoke about nutrition policy. Photo of Dr. Barbara Schneeman, Professor in the Department of Nutrition at the University of California, Davis Dr. Barbara Schneeman, (right) Professor in the Department of Nutrition at the University of California, Davis, outlined the science of nutrition.
        
Photo of Mr. Reggie Freeman, Fitness Consultant and owner of TOROBICS Fitness Consultant and owner of TOROBICS, Mr. Reggie Freeman, warmed up the conference participants on Friday morning. Photo of Dr. Reed Tuckson, Senior Vice President of Consumer Health and Medical Care Advancement at United Health Group Dr. Reed Tuckson, Senior Vice President of Consumer Health and Medical Care Advancement at United Health Group, delivers his presentation on healthy choices.
        
Photo of Dr. Joxel Garcia, Deputy Director of the Pan American Health Organization Dr. Joxel Garcia, Deputy Director of the Pan American Health Organization, delivers the Keynote Address adding an international perspective to prevention. Photo of Dr. Julie Gerberding, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dr. Julie Gerberding, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, introduced the Healthy Choices Plenary Session.
        
Photo of Lieutenant Governor John Carney Lieutenant Governor John Carney discussed his physical activity challenge for Delaware citizens. Photo of Ms. Barbara Quaintance, Director of Programs and Community Service at AARP Ms. Barbara Quaintance, Director of Programs and Community Service at AARP, delivered a presentation on motivating seniors to be more active.
        
Photo of Governor Mike Huckabee Governor Mike Huckabee, delivered the luncheon address on Friday and tells of his personal commitment to healthy choices. Photo of Dr. Elias Zerhouni, Director of the National Institutes of Health Dr. Elias Zerhouni, Director of the National Institutes of Health, introduced the plenary session on Preventive Screening.
        
Photo of Ms. Colleen Doyle, Director of Physical Education and Nutritional Activity at the American Cancer Society Ms. Colleen Doyle, Director of Physical Education and Nutritional Activity at the American Cancer Society, described the Great American Weigh-In, a new ACS program. Photo of Dr. Alice Jacobs, President-Elect of the American Heart Association Dr. Alice Jacobs, President-Elect of the American Heart Association talked about the challenges in preventing cardiovascular disease.
        
Photo of Dr. Eugene Barrett, President of the American Diabetes Association Dr. Eugene Barrett, President of the American Diabetes Association, talked about finding persons with pre-diabetes. Photo of a participant asked a question at a workshop A participant asked a question at one of the workshops.
        
Photo of Surgeon General Carmona chats with a technology showcase exhibitor Surgeon General Carmona chats with a technology showcase exhibitor. Photo of the Office of Minority Health exhibit A participant browsed the Office of Minority Health exhibit.
        
A participant stopped at the exhibits to speak to a representative from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. Photo of participants through the exhibit hall Participants slowly make their way through a row of informative exhibits.
   
Photo of participants networked in the hallway Participants networked in the hallway. Photo of Internet Cafe sign Sign leads attendees to our Internet Café.

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