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The Weight of the Nation: Are We Reversing the Trend?

Moore, Barbara J. PhD

doi: 10.1097/NT.0b013e318263a175
Sounding Board

A summary of a hallmark conference on obesity in the United States

Barbara J. Moore, PhD, is president and chief executive officer of Shape Up America!, a national campaign to raise awareness of obesity as a health issue and to promote responsible and sustainable weight management practices in adults and the prevention of obesity in children.

The author has no conflicts of interest to disclose.

Correspondence: Barbara J. Moore, PhD, Shape Up America! PO Box 149, Clyde Park, MT 59018 (

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.