Physical Activity and Nutrition Program


To prevent and address overweight and obesity.

What we do

  • Build nutrition and physical activity infrastructure to better address obesity prevention in Rhode Island by:
    • Training our partners to implement best and promising public health practices to prevent overweight and obesity
    • Building collaborative partnerships with multi-sector stakeholders
    • Improving communication between organizations addressing nutrition and physical activity
  • Implement policy, systems, and environmental changes that make healthy eating and active living easier for all Rhode Islanders
  • Analyze and track obesity-related data, including emerging threats and trends, to inform decisions regarding development of policies and use of resources.
  • Provide data about the state of obesity, nutrition, and physical activity in RI

Our Programs