Date of Publication

1-23-2013

Abstract

Introduction. Hunger Free VT (HFVT) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to end the injustice of hunger and malnutrition for all Vermonters. HFVT developed an internet-based Continuing Medical Education (CME) course in order to bring awareness to the issue of food insecurity and enhance medical provider training. The CME course entitled Childhood Hunger in Vermont: The Hidden Impacts on Health, Development, and Wellbeing was started by 59 health care providers in VT but only completed by 4.

Advisor(s)

Marianne Burke, MLS, University of Vermont College of Medicine

Sarah Weisman, Hunger Free Vermont

Agency

Hunger Free Vermont

Subjects

Access to Health Services, Adolescent Health, Early and Middle Childhood, Educational and Community-Based Programs, Food Safety, Health-Related Quality of Life & Well-Being, Maternal, Infant, and Child Health, Mental Health and Mental Disorders, Nutrition and Weight Status, Social Determinants of Health

Notes

Presented at the American Public Health Association 141st Annual Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, November 4, 2013 as "Screening for food insecurity in primary care," by Jenna Arruda, Logan Bartram, Bruno Cardoso, Andrew Jones, Amanda Peel, Darlene Peterson, Justin Van Backer, Sarah Weisman, Marianne Burke, MLS AHIP and Jan K. Carney, MD MPH.

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