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Date:9/11/2009

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SOURCES: Sept. 9, 2009, teleconference with Richard Carmona, M.D., former surgeon general and health and wellness chairperson, Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance; Christine C. Ferguson, J.D., director, STOP, and research professor, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, D.C.; David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D., former surgeon general, director, The Satcher Health Leadership Institute and Center of Excellence on Health Disparities, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga.; Morgan Downey, J.D., policy adviser, STOP


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