2013 Roadmaps to Health

Ideas and Resources for Low-Cost Strategies to Promote Active Living and Healthy Eating: Lessons Learned from Community Initiatives in Appalachian Ohio

Click here to view event program (including a list of active living and healthy eating resources)

Click here for list of active living and health eating resources only

Presentations (click below to download a pdf version of presentations from the event)

  • Morning session (including overview, keynote address from Kim Gilhuly of Human Impact Partners and presentations from a panel of Pioneering Healthier Communities and Creating Healthy Communities Projects)
  • Tools you can use (presentations on the County Health Rankings from Amy Bush Stevens of HPIO and on Health Impact Assessments from Betsy Pandora of Columbus Public Health)
  • Afternoon session (presentations from local partner panel including education, business and local government leaders)

The Health Policy Institute of Ohio, the Ohio Department of Health, and the Association of Ohio Health Commissioners hosted a forum April 19 in New Philadelphia, Ohio, to showcase community initiatives in Appalachian Ohio that are working to increase access to healthy food and physical activity in order to prevent obesity and chronic disease.

This forum was sponsored by County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.