Heart-Healthy Work Group Meets

Wednesday, 04 April 2007
The NVFC Heart-Healthy Firefighter Program Work Group met on March 29. Consisting of professionals from health and safety-related organizations as well as NVFC staff and Board members, the Work Group meets twice a year to provide oversight for and review of the Heart-Healthy Firefighter Program. The meeting included an overview of the progress and results of the Program as it enters its fifth year, as well as presentations and insights from members of the Work Group. Jay Bell & Associates also attended to discuss the upcoming Heart-Healthy Firefighter Program Evaluation they will be conducting for years one through four. Speakers at the meeting included: Maggie Wilson and Brooke Marshall, NVFC; Ken Viglio, L&T Health and Fitness; Jennifer Weber, American Dietetic Association; Marna Hoard, Medical Reserve Corps; Dr. Anastasios Zavales, Gymflesh; Janet Dejesus, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute; Rita Fahy, National Fire Protection Association; and Bill Troup, U.S. Fire Administration.


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