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Debbie Sheat, Award Recipient
Dr. Scott Griswold, Award Recipient

7th Annual MOCAN Healthcare Professional Award Recipients

Debbie Sheat, RN, is being recognized for the MOCAN Healthcare Professional Award: Excellence in Connecting Health to Community for her outstanding efforts in community health development in Barton County. The Summer Lovin' Health Challenge (SLHC) is a healthy living challenge aimed to motivate community members to engage in healthy behaviors and goal setting through accountability, counseling, and education. During the October MOCAN meeting, Debbie will be presented with the award and will speak about her role in supporting the program and what challenges and victories were met when presenting this program to a rural community.

Dr. Scott Griswold is being recognized with the MOCAN Healthcare Professional Award: Excellence in Connecting Health to Community for his efforts championing healthcare and local youth well-being. During the October MOCAN Meeting, Dr. Griswold will be presented with the award and will share his experience in serving a wide range of patients in a rural community, with focus on expansion of care and programming for young athletes.


Childhood Obesity Report from the Missouri Children’s Services Commission

For the full report, click on the image of the report cover on the left. For the executive summary, see the first presentation listed at http://extension.missouri.edu/mocan/OC2015/

Changing the Future of Childhood Obesity: Aligning and Amplifying Statewide Efforts

For presentations from the conference, visit http://extension.missouri.edu/mocan/OC2015/