Texas A&M Dean Maddock to chair National Physical Activity Plan Media Advisory Panel

September 23, 2016

Dean Jay Maddock, PhD, of the Texas A&M School of Public Health, has been appointed chair of the Mass Media Advisory Panel by the National Physical Activity Plan (NPAP) Alliance. He will chair the nine-member advisory panel composed of members from media organizations, health departments and universities with media expertise related to promoting physical activity.

The NPAP Alliance is a coalition of national organizations that have joined forces to ensure the long-term success of the NPAP, which is a comprehensive set of policies programs and initiatives that aim to increase physical activity in all segments of the U.S. population.

Maddock’s panel will prioritize mass media strategies, suggest updates to the NPAP, and identify metrics for evaluation of plan implementation. In addition, the panel may be asked to provide guidance on special projects undertaken by the NPAP Alliance Board.

— Rae Lynn Mitchell

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