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1 Tribute to the Life & Public Health Contributions of Antronette (Toni) Yancey, MD, MPH Nationally renowned for her contributions to the science and practice of public health… …in obesity prevention, physical activity, and reduction of health disparities

2 Antronette (Toni) Yancey Nov. 1, 1957 Born in Kansas City, KS Education Northwestern University B.A., Biochemistry/Molecular Biology Duke University School of Medicine M.D Duke University Medical Center Psychiatry (Internal Medicine) University of California Los Angeles Preventive Medicine Residency/M.P.H

3 Sheltering Arms Children Service, NY Adolescent Medicine Director Manhattan Medical Care, NY General Practitioner University of California Los Angeles Preventive Medicine Residency/M.P.H UCLA School of Public Health UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center Professor City of Richmond, VA Director of Public Health Los Angeles County Department of Health Services Director, Division of Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion UCLA Center to Eliminate Health Disparities UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity Co-Director

4 Culturally Sensitive Videotape Presentation to Expand Cancer Screening and Follow-Up--Research Supplement to Cancer Prevention Research Unit (NCI-P01) Principal Investigator of Supplement Enhancing Health Behavior Adherence in the Underserved (NCI- K08) Principal Investigator African-American Physicians and Smoking Cessation Counseling (UNC-Chapel Hill/CDC) Co-Principal Investigator Fitness Funatics, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (California Department of Health Services) Principal Investigator/Program Director African-American Women Fight Cancer with Fitness (NCI-RO1) Principal Investigator

5 Community Steps to Minority Youth Fitness, UCLA (NICHD-R01) Principal Investigator Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network (CDC) Co-Principal Investigator Joining Forces with a Key Community to Reduce Obesity Disparities Joining Forces with Key Community to Reduce Obesity Disparities: WORKING-2 (NCMHD/NIH-R24) Principal Investigator REACH U.S.: Centers of Excellence in Eliminating Disparities (CDC) Principal Investigator UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity (Kaiser Permanente) Co-Director Healthy-By-Default REACH National (CDC) Principal Investigator

6 Fighting Cancer with Fitness (NIH-R01) UCLA - Assistant Professor City of Richmond, VA - Director of Public Health LA County Div. of Chronic Disease Prevention - Director

7 Rock! Richmond City of Richmond, VA Director of Public Health Community-level fitness promotion initiative of Richmond City DPH and Medical College of Virginia

8 REACH (CDC) Racial & Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (Physical Activity and Healthy Nutrition - National) WORKING (NIH-NCMHD - R24s) Working Out Regularly Keeps Individuals Nurtured and Going (Worksite Health Promotion)

9 Instant Recess ® In faith… In the workplace… In schools… In sports… Created 38 exercise videos 2007

10 2011 Kaiser Permanente South Bay Health Center Launched Instant Recess® in 2011 Reduced Sick Days and Injury Rates

11 Meta-Volition Model A dynamic bio-psychosocial ecological theory of population health behavior change Yancey, AK. The meta-volition model: organizational leadership is the key ingredient in getting society moving, literally!

12 Meta-Volition Model A dynamic bio-psychosocial ecological theory of population health behavior change

13 Yancey, AK. The meta-volition model: organizational leadership is the key ingredient in getting society moving, literally! Meta-Volition Model A dynamic bio-psychosocial ecological theory of population health behavior change

14 Meta-Volition Model A dynamic bio-psychosocial ecological theory of population health behavior change Yancey, AK. The meta-volition model: organizational leadership is the key ingredient in getting society moving, literally!

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16 2010Instant Recess: Building A Fit Nation 10 Minutes at a Time Author “Dr. Yancey writes on a topic about which she is both passionate and knowledgeable. Instant Recess is doable in just about any setting. It could get America moving again.” --David Satcher, MD, PhD 16 th Surgeon General of the US

17 2010 Partnership for a Healthier America Supporting First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign Board of Directors

18 Overview of Research Accomplishments Made Very Important and Substantive Contributions to Advancing the Science of Obesity Research -- Focus on Physical Activity and Reducing Disparities Close to 100 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, etc Over 200 scientific presentations at professional meetings Continuous research grant funding since 1990, from NIH, CDC, foundations, State, County, etc. (millions of $$) Last CDC $20 million grant submitted in August, 2012 (in the midst of cancer treatment)….FUNDED!

19 Model, Poet & Spoken Word Artist An Old Soul with a Young Spirit: Poetry in the era of desegregation recovery, 1997 A Renaissance Woman/Race Woman, 2001 A Momentous Occasion, 2008

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