Session 149:
Child Obesity and Food Insecurity

Friday, May 2
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
New Hampshire
5th Floor

Chair: Lenna Nepomnyaschy, Rutgers University
Discussant: Alison Jacknowitz, American University
Discussant: Daniel P. Miller, Boston University

  1. The Child and Adult Care Food Program and Food InsecurityColleen M. Heflin, University of Missouri, Columbia; Irma Arteaga, University of Missouri, Columbia; Sara Gable, University of Missouri, Columbia

  2. The Impact of Cumulative Family Risks on Food Insecure Households with Young ChildrenDaphne C. Hernandez, University of Houston

  3. Food Insecurity and SNAP Participation in Mexican Immigrant Families: The Impact of the Outreach InitiativeNeeraj Kaushal, Columbia University; Vanessa Wight, Columbia University

  4. School Breakfast Participation and Obesity among American Middle School ChildrenSebastian Romano, Emory University; Nikkil Sudharsanan, University of Pennsylvania; Solveig Argeseanu Cunningham, Emory University

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