The Section on Obesity's mission is to improve the health and well-being of children and families by reducing the prevalence of childhood obesity and promoting healthy active living.

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About SOOb
SOOb Leadership
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Message from the Chair
A welcome message from Sarah C. Armstrong, MD, FAAP, Chairperson, SOOb.
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