H.R.1411 - ENRICH Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] (Introduced 03/17/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||03/17/2015 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1411 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/17/2015)
Expanding Nutrition's Role in Curricula and Healthcare Act or the ENRICH Act
This bill requires the Health Resources and Services Administration to establish a program of three-year competitive grants to accredited medical schools for the development or expansion of an integrated nutrition and physical activity curriculum.
The curriculum must: (1) be designed to improve communication and provider preparedness in the prevention, management, and reversal of obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer; and (2) address additional topics regarding individuals in at-risk populations, as practicable, including physical activity and training programs, food insecurity, and malnutrition.