Kathryn Kolasa

There are 6 included publications by Kathryn Kolasa :

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Creating Vidant Health's Healthy Food Environment 2013 68171 The paper describes the journey taken by Vidant Health (formerly University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina) to create a healthy eating environmnet on its entire campus. Vidant Health was among the first hospitals in the country to have a policy t...
Eat Smart Move More Weigh Less: A Community Based Weight Management Program for Adults 2011 68171 Describes development of a comprehensive low cost weight management program to be delivered by local public health educators or cooperative extension agents. The program was developed by a unique partnerships of the NC Cooperative Extension Serive th...
Guidelines for Healthy Foods and Beverages at Company-Sponsored Events. Vendor Tool Kit. Event Planner Tool Kit 2012 68171 Vidant Heatlh adopted a "healthy food environment" policy in 2012. This vendor tool kit includes the policy definitions that support the policy stept that help a vendor adhere to the policy and resources. Topics covered include criteria for healthy f...
North Carolina's Plan to Address Obesity: Healthy Weight and Healthy Communities 2013 68171 This presentation describes the 2013-2020 NC Obesity Plan. Evidence based core behaviors are described as well as strategies for encouraging the adoption of those behaviors in worksites health care and colleges and universities Efforts such as medica...
Participation in Community-Originated Interventions is Associated with Positive Changes in Weight Status and Health Behaviors in Youth 2012 68171 Purpose. To assess changes in children’s health behaviors and weight status after participation in community-originated interventions. Design. Prospective cohort study following body mass index (BMI) z-score trajectory over time. Setting. Schools a...
Pitt County Memorial Hospital Plays a Role in the Eat Smart Move More North Carolina Movement 2011 68171 Pitt County Memorial Hospital is taking the "Journey to Excellence" and as part of that journey is creating a culture of wellness. This paper describes those efforts as well as the criteria for healthy food. Data describing the "wellness" of the empl...