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For Immediate Release: March 13, 2006
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CDC Media Advisory - US Surgeon General Carmona to Address First International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health
U.S. Surgeon General Carmona to Address First International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health
WHAT: First International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors.
The Congress will emphasize key scientific advances in physical activity over the past 10 years and highlight the direction of future research and promotion of physical activity and health.
The inaugural Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health commemorates the 10th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Physical Activity and Health.
WHEN: April 17-20, 2006
April 17 at 5 p.m. ET – Opening reception and keynote address by U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Richard Carmona.
April 18-20 – Scientific sessions, plenary lectures, roundtable discussions and poster sessions highlighting the latest physical activity research.
WHERE: Grand Hyatt Hotel in Buckhead
3300 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA 30305
Media are asked to check-in at the conference registration table. For
more information please contact CDC’s National Center for Chronic
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion at
770-488-5131 or visit
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
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