The mission of the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) is to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and application of childhood obesity research, and to halt — and reverse — childhood obesity through enhanced coordination and collaboration. NCCOR accelerates progress to reduce childhood obesity in the United States by:

  • Maximizing outcomes from research
  • Building the capacity for research and surveillance
  • Creating and supporting the mechanisms and infrastructure needed for research translation and dissemination
  • Supporting evaluations