Pediatric Wellness Committee
PEDIATRIC WELLNESS COMMITTEE

American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians
Chair: Nancy Monaghan Beery, DO, FACOP

MISSION:

Advocacy – for organizations
    • ACOP – partner with action oriented organizations that focus on evidenced based prevention and treatment of childhood obesity.
    • NICHQ – National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality; i.e. network with Childhood Obesity Action Network (COAN); “sharing and using of best practices in assessment, prevention and treatment of childhood obesity.
      www.nichq.org
    • Action for Healthy Kids (ACHK) – a nonprofit volunteer network working with schools to improve nutrition and physical activity in children and youth. 
      www.actionforhealthykids.org
Education – for physicians
Education – for families
    • ACOP – Support and promote family centered treatment
    • www.choosemyplate.gov
    • kidshealth.org
    • www.KidsEatRight.org – A website for scientifically-based health and nutrition information you can trust to help your child grow healthy. As a parent or caretaker you need reliable resources and you can find them here, backed by the expertise of nutrition professionals