Childhood Obesity Prevention - Hannahville Indian Community, MI (Cohort 1 - 2012)

Team Members

  • Kris Blahnik
  • Erin Davis
  • Tammy Dlugas
  • Julia Schroeder

Team Overview

The project seeks to address a community epidemic of obesity by specifically targeting children 0–5 years of age in an effort to instill healthy lifestyle choices early in life by working with the tribal childcare center and referring children to nutritional counseling and support. The project also seeks to identify a evidence-based policies for consideration by the tribal administration for implementation in all aspects of the community, including the school.