Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, February 9th, 2004
"The coalition will provide a process to coordinate a lot of great programs that are already going in the state and help identify gaps in terms of what needs to occur so we can truly reduce obesity," said Helen Matheny, the West Virginia State Medical Association's director of communications and health programs.
Coalition plans are based on recommendations by the Healthy Citizens Focus Team of West Virginia's economic development plan, "Vision Shared."
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