H.R.4427 - ENRICH Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] (Introduced 04/08/2014)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||04/11/2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
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Summary: H.R.4427 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/08/2014)
Expanding Nutrition's Role in Curricula and Healthcare Act or the ENRICH Act - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish a program of three-year competitive grants to accredited medical schools for the development or expansion of an integrated nutrition curriculum.
Describes such a curriculum as one that: (1) is based on best possible evidence to improve communication and provider preparedness in the prevention, management, and, as possible, reversal of obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer; and (2) addresses such topics as nutrition across the life cycle of members of at-risk populations and food insecurity and malnutrition among such individuals.