The Rise of Obesity in Children

March 2, 2004

Members will hear testimony on the health and economic consequences posed by increased obesity rates among children, and what government and private industry are doing to educate the public and to mitigate the problem. Senator Smith will preside.


Witness Panel 1

  • Dr. Richard Carmona

  • Dr. William Dietz

Witness Panel 2

  • Mr. Robert Liodice

  • Ms. Margo Wootan

  • Mr. Manly Molpus

  • Mr. Lee Culpepper

  • Ms. Victoria Rideout