Chronic Disease

Center for Public Health

Chronic Disease

Addressing Obesity

Promote understanding of obesity as a disease needing prevention and treatment within the employer, investor, and policymaker communities.

Obesity in the Workplace

Utilize evidence-based policy that treats obesity as a disease, in order to influence societal changes that improve company performance, promote employee health, and create a sustainable culture of wellness.

Reducing Stigma 

Highlight the importance of addressing stigma in relation to chronic disease, mental health, and food access.