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Obesity Prevention Initiative Act

Friday, February 26, 2010
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Michael A. Bilandic Building
160 N. LaSalle St., Room C-500 (5th Floor)

Those Who Testified

Name Organization Written Testimony Received?
Dr. Saul Levin American Medical Association Yes
Karen Atwood Blue Cross Blue Shield Yes
Cristal Thomas US Dept. of HHS Yes
Holly Gansz Illinois Association for Health,
Physical Education Research & Dance
Roberta Cooper Meyer Illinois Dietetic Association Yes
Jane Hawes Rush Health  
Dr. Adam Becker CLOCC Yes
Michelle Glick Stretch-n-Grow North, Inc. Yes
Gloria Harris COFI Yes
Meghan Gibbons ILSNA Yes
Cynthia Mears IL Chapter, Am. Academy of Pediatrics  
Kim Kramer Ingalls Memorial Hospital Wellness Center Yes
Shanice Graham Ingalls Memorial Hospital Dietetic Internship Yes
Gerald Boyd Employers Coalition on Health Yes
Amy Skeen Girls in the Game  
Lucy Gomez-Feliciano Healthy Kids Healthy Communities Yes
Rosa Ramirez Healthy Schools Campaign Yes
Rashmi Chugh DuPage County Health Dept. Yes
Karen Ayala DuPage County Health Dept. Forward Initiative  
Robin Levy Chicago Public Schools Yes
Dr. Katherine Kaufer Christoffel Children's Memorial Medical Center Yes
Rick Reigner Illinois State Alliance of YMCAs Yes
Dr. Stephen Martin Cook County Dept. of Public Health Yes
Virginia Martinez MALDEF Yes
Amy Bohnert Loyola University Yes
Sue Worley 4-C Comm Coord Child Care Yes
Vickie Chedgy VCC-Vickie's Learning Center Yes
Brenda Koester UIUC Family Resiliency Center Yes
Dr. Kristen Harrison UIUC  
William Baldyga UIC  
David Dungan IL Chapter, Am. Academy of Pediatrics Yes
Dr. Kathy Weber Midwest Orthopedics at Rush  
Andrea Frank Howard Area Community Center Yes
Jose Arrom CEED Chicago Yes
Krista Rajanen PCC Wellness  
Edleda James PCC Wellness Yes
Larind McKelvy PCC Wellness Yes
Tom Browning Illinois Action for Children Yes
Dr. Bechara Choucair Chicago Dept. of Public Health Yes
Colleen Lammel-Harmon Chicago Park District Yes
Melody Geraci Active Trans  
Armand Paradis NCFST/IIT Yes
Kelly Lowry CMH Yes
Michael Isaacson Kane County Health Dept. Yes
Ed Dzialo Weight Watchers  
William Kobler ISMS Yes
Greg Van Hyfte Project VIDA  
Walter Rivers Rivers Fitness  
Esther Sciammarella Chgo. Hispanic Health Coalition  


Illinois Deprtment of Public Health, 535 West Jefferson Street, Springfield, Illinois 62761, Phone 217-782-4977, Fax 217-782-3987, TTY 800-547-0466