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Full Year 2013 - J. Nadine Gracia, MD, MSCE


Celebrating Physical Fitness for All

Childhood Obesity, Fitness, National Physical Fitness and Sports Month | May, 30 2013

By: J. Nadine Gracia, MD, MSCE, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health

Fitness is a word that means something different to everyone. For some, it’s a necessity. A prerequisite for health and wellbeing. For others, it’s a journey. A work in progress. An aspiration. An opportunity.

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Minority Health Month 2013

Fitness, Nutrition, Physical Activity | April, 3 2013

By: J. Nadine Gracia, MD, MSCE, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health

Fifty years ago this year, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial about the truths deeply rooted in our country’s creed: freedom, equality, and opportunity.  “Now,” he declared, “is the time to make real the promises of democracy.”  Dr. King’s words lifted the crowd and electrified the nation – and today, we carry on the work of realizing his dream. 

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