Intervention is only the first step in addressing the epidemic of childhood obesity. Multi-sector approaches, including the healthcare system, schools, community organizations, and policy, must be developed to support obesity prevention and intervention services that can be tailored to individual needs and delivered across the lifespan.
Ellen E. Fitzsimmons-Craft & Denise E. Wilfley
Ellen E. Fitzsimmons-Craft is a postdoctoral research scholar at Weight Management and Eating Disorders Program, Dept. of Psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine; Denise E. Wilfley is Scott Rudolph University Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine, Pediatrics and Psychology, Washington University School of Medicine.
Posts by Ellen E. Fitzsimmons-Craft & Denise E. Wilfley
The story of Delyte Morris and the Southern Illinois University he created is what Robert A. Harper calls “a story of unlikely success and a tragic end.” It does read like an American tragedy, somehow, based in a rustic start, ambition, ingenuity, and the fallibility of good intentions.