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health policy, obesity, obesity management, obesity reduction strategies, primary care



  1. Bowen, Pamela G. PhD, CRNP, FNP-BC
  2. Lee, Loretta T. PhD, CRNP, FNP-BC
  3. McCaskill, Gina M. PhD, MSW, MPA
  4. Bryant, Pamela H. DNP, CRNP-PC-AC
  5. Hess, Mary Annette PhD, FNP-BC, CNS
  6. Ivey, Jean B. DSN, CRNP, PNP-PC, FAANP


Abstract: NPs are ideal candidates for implementing positive health changes for obese patients. Providers have medical expertise and can promote obesity reduction strategies to their patients. Increased awareness of the influence of health policy and clinical implications for obesity management are needed.