The Saint Alphonsus Healthcare Roundtable
The Saint Alphonsus Healthcare Roundtable was created to bring industry leaders and other key public officials together from across the region to learn together and from each other. Held twice a year at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, with video viewing at Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Baker City, topics focus on workplace wellness, health insurance, individual health & wellness, and community health initiatives.
To learn more about the Saint Alphonsus Healthcare Roundtable, contact Joshua Schlaich at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saint Alphonsus Healthcare Roundtables:
March 18, 2014 - "Childhood Obesity and the Future of Our Nation's Health"
Dr. Steven Kelder
Dr. Kelder has more than 20 years of experience in design and evaluation of child and adolescent research, particularly interventions directed towards youth, schools, and parents. Recently, his emphasis is on interventions designed for promotion of physical activity and healthy eating, obesity prevention, and substance use prevention. Dr. Kelder is one of the lead investigators for CATCH, a research-based program that guides schools, families and children in the process of being healthy, reaching more than a million Texas children. Dr. Kelder served with Center faculty member Dr. Bill Kohl on the IOM committee on Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation. The committee published its report in 2012 in conjunction with the Emmy-nominated HBO documentary special on obesity in America, Weight of the Nation.
June 13, 2013 - "Meaningful Consumer Health Engagement"
Dr. Kent Bradley, Chief Medical Officer & SVP, Safeway Inc. and President, Safeway Health Inc.
March 15, 2013 - "How Community and Business Leaders Like You can Spark a REAL Wellness Revolution"
Don Ardell, All-American Triathlete and U.S. Triathlon Team Member
June 13, 2012 - "The End of Overeating"
Dr. David Kessler, Former Head of the FDA and Best Selling Author of The End of Overeating