Thesis presentation: Malnutrition and Obesity in Baltimore

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Exploring the relationship between malnutrition and obesity among the teenagers in Baltimore and developing a creative design intervention.

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Thesis presentation: Malnutrition and Obesity in Baltimore

  1. 1. Malnutritionthesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  2. 2. Mal·nu·tri·tion Lack of proper nutrition, caused by not having enough to eat, not eating enough of the right things, or being unable to use the food that one does eat (Definition from Oxford English Dictionary)thesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  3. 3. thesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  4. 4. thesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  5. 5. opposite of malnutrition?thesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  6. 6. obesitythesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  7. 7. o·be·si·ty The state of being grossly fat or overweight (Definition from Oxford English Dictionary)thesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  8. 8. thesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  9. 9. Malnutrition obesitythesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  10. 10. malnourished and obesethesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  11. 11. IT’s not rare in baltimorethesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  12. 12. maryland obesity ranking 2011 26 ththesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  13. 13. maryland obesity ranking 2012 2011 26 th 22 nd (Statistics from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)thesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  14. 14. Maryland youth obesity rate (age 10-17) 28.8 % (Source: “F as in Fat: How Obesity Policies are Failing in America 2009” by Trust for America’s Health)thesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  15. 15. Maryland youth obesity rate (age 10-17) 28.8 % = (Source: “F as in Fat: How Obesity Policies are Failing in America 2009” by Trust for America’s Health)thesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  16. 16. “Baltimore is challenged by the full range of this malnutrition spectrum. According to the Baltimore Health Department, the prevalence of overweight students in the city is much higher than national figures.” (Source: “Obese And Malnourished” by Cyril O. Enwonwu, Baltimore Sun )thesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  17. 17. type 2 diabetes high blood heart pressure disease stroke obesity cancer sleep joint apnea problems (osteoarthritis) liver problems (Source: Stanford Hospital & Clinics)thesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  18. 18. type 2 diabetes high blood heart weakened pressure disease concentration immune problem systems obesity stroke + cancer malnutrition mood swings hyperlipemia sleep joint apnea problems (osteoarthritis) liver problems (Source: Stanford Hospital & Clinics)thesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  19. 19. it means people need to pay more medical billsthesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  20. 20. for people in lower income areaS, this could lead them into AN unwanted chain of povertythesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  21. 21. thesis questionthesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  22. 22. thesis question how can design help lower THE childhood obesity∙MALNUTRITION RATE IN THE LOWER INCOME AREAS OF BALTIMORE CITY?thesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  23. 23. RESOURCESthesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  24. 24. resources −BALTIMORE CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (Healthy Baltimore project) −JOHNS HOPKINS CHILDREN’S CENTER −JOHNS HOPKINS SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH (Global Research on Causes and Interventions for Childhood Obesity: Innovative Systems Analysis) −INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHIEST MARYLAND −JAMIE OLIVER’S FOOD REVOLUTION-BALTIMORE −LOCAL SCHOOL FOOD SYSTEMthesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  25. 25. objectivesthesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  26. 26. short term goals GET IN TOUCH WITH THE RESOURCES. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE SITUATION AND CHALLENGES THAT THEY HAVE.thesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  27. 27. long term goals be part of BALTIMORE CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT’s Healthy Baltimore project. come up with design interventions that could make healthy eating more desirable FOR THE CHILDREN.thesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  28. 28. possible areas of interventionthesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  29. 29. possible areas of intervention −SCHOOL FOOD SYSTEM −LOCAL GROCERIES WITHIN EAST BALTIMORE −HEALTHY BALTIMORE PROJECT −EATING HABIT EDUCATIONthesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd
  30. 30. Thank youthesis presentation heejin suh 2013 mica masd

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