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Leave No Parent Behind: Preventing Childhood Obesity in 21st-Century America

Moore, Barbara J. PhD

Guest Editorial

Parents can help prevent obesity, but they need support

Barbara J. Moore, PhD, is President and Chief Executive Officer of Shape Up America! (—a nonprofit organization founded in 1994 to address obesity as a health issue and to encourage responsible methods of weight management, prevention, and treatment of obesity.

Correspondence: Barbara J. Moore, PhD, Shape Up America! N4005 County Road U, Portage, WI 53901 (e-mail:

© 2004 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.