May 1

Generation XXL: Actions you can take now
  to arrest the childhood obesity epidemic

Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network

Harrisburg, PA

March 22

Obesity Prevention in Women: Women’s Health 2013

The 21st Annual Congress

Washington, DC



November 8

Sparking Movement through Active-by-Default Policies and Practices

Stop Diabetes@Work Breakfast, American Diabetes Association

Los Angeles, CA

October 25

Instant Recess® - Integrating Physical Activity into every Workday and Workplace
29th Annual Oregon Rural Health Conference

Gleneden Beach, Oregon (Whitt-Glover)

October 13

What's Good for the Waistline Is Good for the Bottom Line!

TEDx Manhattan Beach, CA (Yancey)

October 12

The Spark that Gets the Population Moving: We're the ones we've been waiting for
Kaiser Permanente Northwest Ounce of Prevention Wellness Conference

Portland, OR (Cole)

October 10

The Spark that Gets the Population Moving:  We're the ones we've been waiting for

San Mateo County Wellness Conference

San Mateo, CA (Hahn)

September 14

Instant Recess®:  Building a Fit Nation 10 Minutes at aTime

Tennessee Public Health Association

Nashville, TN (Whitt-Glover)

September 11

Instant Recess® Teacher Training

Stokes County, NC (Whitt-Glover)

August 17

Physical Activity--What Works:  Lessons from the field. 

African-American Collaborative Obesity Research Network

Philadelphia, PA (Yancey)

July 19

Instant Recess® and the HEAL Cities Campaign

Board of Directors meeting, California League of Cities

Manhattan Beach, CA (Yancey, Hahn)

June 21

Active-by-Default Policies:  What's good for the waistline is good for the bottom line

Kaiser Permanente HealthWorks

Universal City, CA (Herrmann)

June 7

Active-by-Default Policies:  What's good for the waistline is good for the bottom line

Silicon Valley Leadership Group Employee Wellness Conference

Mountain View, CA (Cole)

October 25

Instant Recess® - Integrating Physical Activity into every Workday and Workplace.

29th Annual Oregon Rural Health Conference

Gleneden Beach, Oregon (Whitt-Glover)

May 19

Moving to Prevent Heart Disease

El Camino Hospital Nursing Research Council

Northern California Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association

El Camino Hospital

Mountain View, CA 

May 7-9

Weight of the Nation

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Nutrition,

Physical Activity and Obesity

Omni Shoreham Hotel

Washington, D.C.

April 14-15

University of California Diversity Pipeline Initiative

Claremont Resort and Spa

Oakland, CA

January 25

Let’s Move Moorpark!

Moorpark Performing Arts Center

Moorpark, CA


January 17

Clinton Foundation’s inaugural Health Matters:

Activating Wellness in Every Generation

Renaissance Esmeralda Indian Wells Resort

Indian Wells, CA


December 8

Healthy Behaviors Conference for Afterschool Stakeholders 

Bahia Conference Center

San Diego, CA

November 2

Illinois Women's Health Conference

Hilton Springfield Hotel

Springfield, IL

November 1 (Flyer)

Fall UC Press Lecture

Santa Monica College

Santa Monica, CA

October 25

North Carolina WIC Conference

Sheraton Imperial Convention Center

Durham, NC

October 24

Regulator Bookstore

Durham, NC

September 30

CA Legislative Black Caucus Policy Conference

LAX Westin Hotel 

Los Angeles, CA

September 14

KEEN's Worldwide Recess Day

Union Station

Washington, DC

September 15-18

Physical Activity and Public Health (PAPH) Courses 

Sea Pines Resort

Hilton Head Island, SC

September 6

LAUSD School Nurses Meeting – Opening Day Conference

Santee Education Complex

Los Angeles, CA

August 7

Village Health Foundation Annual Awards Dinner

Los Angeles, CA

July 21

Usher’s New Look Conference

Atlanta Renaissance Waverly Hotel

Atlanta, GA

June 28-30

Childhood Obesity Conference

Manchester Grand Hyatt

San Diego, CA

June 25

Kaiser Permanente South Bay Culturally Diverse Communities

CSU Dominguez Hills

Carson, CA

June 22

9th Annual Health Disparities Summer Workshop

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

June 3

MichUHCAN Annual Health Care Heroes Dinner

Detroit, MI

June 1-2

California REACH US Conference

Hyatt Regency Long Beach

Long Beach, CA

May 31

ACSM Annual Conference

Colorado Convention Center

Denver, CO

May 14

Soroptimist Regional Conference

Carlsbad Sheraton Hotel

Carlsbad, CA

May 12

Physician Well-Being Seminar

Kaiser Permanente South Bay Medical Center

Torrance, CA

May 9

Childhood Obesity Summit

Samaritan Health Services

Lebanon, OR

May 3

AFHK School Wellness from A-Z Conference

Decatur Hotel and Conference Center

Decatur, IL

April 28

California Dietetic Association Annual Meeting

Pasadena Convention Center

Pasadena, CA

April 25

CenterScene Conversation in the Courtyard

(Dialogue with Dr. Ross and booksigning). 

The California Endowment

Los Angeles, CA

April 21

California Healthy Cities and Communities Annual Conference

The California Endowment

Los Angeles, CA

April 21

ACS African Americans & Cancer Symposium

The California Endowment

Los Angeles, CA

April 20

Prevention and Control Seminar Series

Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine

St. Louis, MO

April 14-16

American College of Sports Medicine Health & Fitness Summit

Anaheim Convention Center

Anaheim, CA

April 8-10

UC Diversity Pipeline Conference

The Claremont Hotel

Oakland, CA

March 30

Healthy Lifestyle Conference

Burlington Comfort Suites

West Burlington, IA

March 27

California WIC Association Annual Conference

The Fairmont Hotel

San Jose, CA

March 26

Kaiser West Los Angeles Nursing Society

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - West Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

March 23-24

Art & Science of Health Promotion Annual Conference

Broadmoor Hotel

Colorado Springs, CO

March 22

Native American & Minority Health & Cultural Competency Lecture Series

University of Montana

Missoula, MT

March 11-13

California Association for Health, Physical Education,

Recreation and Dance (CAHPERD) Annual Conference

Monterey Convention Center

Monterey, CA

March 10

Preventive Cardiology Nurses' Association Conference

Disney Contemporary Resort

Orlando, FL

March 9

Healthy People 2011 Conference

Loma Linda University

Loma Linda, CA

March 2

Grantmakers in Health

J.W. Marriott Hotel

Los Angeles, CA

February 28

CA Dietetic Association Public Health Approaches to Obesity Conference

Greater Los Angeles Veterans’ Administration Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

February 23

Active Living Research Conference

Hard Rock Hotel

San Diego, CA

February 21

Winston-Salem/Forsyth Co USD Teacher In-Service

Winston-Salem, NC

February 19

SOS Mentors Award

Alex Theater

Glendale, CA

February 18

7th Annual Agi Hirshberg Symposium on Pancreatic Cancer

UCLA Faculty Center

Los Angeles, CA

February 7

Clemson University Value of Play Conference

Clemson, SC

January 27

University of California San Francisco Wellness Expo

San Francisco, CA

January 21

Grand Rounds

MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas

Houston, TX (link)

January 17

Martin Luther King Day Celebration

Henry Ford Hospital System

Detroit, MI SC (flyer)



December 7-8

University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

November 6-10

American Public Health Association Annual Meeting

Denver, CO

    Saturday, November 6 (flyer)

    Noon -1 pm

    SAAPHI Meeting

    Centennial Ballroom H

    Hyatt Regency, 650 15th Street

    Monday, November 8 (flyer)

    6:30-8 pm

    UCLA Alumni Reception

    Korbel Ballroom 2A

    Convention Center, 700 14th Street

November 5

Bunche Center for African American Studies


October 30

11-1 pm

100 Black Men of Long Beach

Houghton Park

Long Beach, CA


The Home of Toni Yancey and Darlene Edgley (flyer)

1450 S. Genesee Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90019

October 18

RAND/Drew/UCLA Resource Center for Minority Aging Research

UCLA Ackerman Union, 2nd Fl Lounge

Westwood, CA

October 15

Association of Black Women in Higher Education Annual Meeting

Los Angeles, CA

October 12

Playworks' Play On Conference, Columbia U.

New York, NY

October 11

Cabaret Room at Bar 82 (poetry reading)

2nd Ave & St. Marks

New York, NY

September 30

3rd Conference on the Science of Cancer Disparities

American Association for Cancer Research

Miami, FL

September 27 (7-8:30 p.m.)

Breast Cancer Care and Research Fund (BCCRF) Wellness Lecture Series

Kinecta Conference Facility, 2100 Park Place

El Segundo, CA

September 15 

Bay Area Nutrition and Physical Activity Collaborative Forum

Oakland, CA

Sept 8 - 11

KU 12th Annual Obesity Conference

Kanas City, KS

June 15

National Business Group on Health

Washington, DC

May 3

Launch of the National Physical Activity Plan

National Press Club

Washington, DC

April 28

Let’s Move LA Launch


April 9

White House Childhood Obesity Summit


April 8

Partnership for a Healthier America


March 30

Action for Healthy Kids


March 15 -19

2010 Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference

Hilton Head Island, SC


March 9 -10

Healthy People 2010 conference

Loma Linda University


February 13

2010 Black Creativity Exhibit and Programs

"Taking Charge of You"

Chicago Museum of Science & Industry

February 9 -11

Active Living Research Annual Conference

US Grant Hotel in downtown San Diego, CA




Nationwide Instant Recess broadcast by Pacifica Radio stations



Nov 12

KCBS – Channel 2 News

“Doctor Works to Combat Childhood Obesity”


Nov 4

10th Annual UCLA Cancer Prevention & Control Symposium:

Physical Activity & Healthy Eating: A Public Health Priority

Center at Cathedral Plaza

Sep 24

PBS Special Report: “Healthcare Reform”

With KCET host Tavis Smiley


Sep 17

University of Pennsylvania Seminar Series:

“Changing the Sociocultural Environment to Re-Integrate Physical Activity into Daily Routine”


Sep 3

KPFK Radio Interview - LIVE

Sep 1

Press Conference for release of IOM Report :

Local Government Actions to Prevent Childhood Obesity


CPHI Performance—"Sampling from my Suitcase of Spoken Word"




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Catch the Doc!

A calendar of recent

and upcoming speaking engagements and appearances of note

with links to events

where possible.

Giving TEDx talk

With Usher at World Youth Leadership Conference

With President Clinton at the Health Matters Conference

Delivering keynote at

Village Health Foundation

10th Anniversary Celebration