COMMENTARYThe Power of Partnerships: Working Together to Promote Physical Activity and Prevent Obesity in North CarolinaMoore, Justin B. PhD, MS; Thomas, Cathy MAEd, CHES; Kolbe, Mary Bea MPH, RDAuthor Information Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville (Dr Moore) and Physical Activity and Nutrition Branch, Division of Public Health, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Raleigh (Mss Thomas and Kolbe), North Carolina. Correspondence: Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS, Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, 600 Moye Blvd, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27834 ([email protected]). The authors thank Sara F. Morris, MAT, MPH, RD, for her careful edits of this commentary. This work was supported by a grant from the Active Living Research program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Additional support was provided by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice: July/August 2011 - Volume 17 - Issue 4 - p E1-E2 doi: 10.1097/PHH.0b013e31821d0f7d Buy Metrics In Brief This article describes a movement that was initiated to address obesity in North Carolina. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.