NCCOR Annual Showcase: Highlighting New Projects, Tools, and Resources

January 6, 2022

On Monday, February 7, 2022, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) is hosting a Connect & Explore webinar called “NCCOR Annual Showcase: Highlighting New Projects, Tools, and Resources.” The webinar will give an overview of NCCOR and highlight project successes from the past year.

We will highlight the following projects: Youth Active Travel to School, Economics of Built Environments Improvement, Advancing Measurement to Address Childhood Obesity, and A Toolkit for Evaluating Childhood Healthy Weight Programs. There will be an opportunity for webinar participants to ask questions about these projects and future efforts of NCCOR.

Hear from the following NCCOR members during the Connect & Explore webinar:

  • Stephanie George, PhD, MPH, MA, Program Director & Epidemiologist, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institute of Health
  • Hatidza Zaganjor, MPH, Behavioral Scientist, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control
  • David Berrigan, PhD, MPH, Program Director & Biologist, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
  • Brook Belay, MD, MPH, Obesity Prevention and Control Branch, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control

Join us on Monday, February 7, 2022 from 1:00–2:00 p.m. ET for this live one-hour webinar.

Register today! You must register to receive webinar access. The event is free, but attendance is limited, so tell a colleague and don’t forget to sign up.

Share this information with your social networks using the hashtag #ConnectExplore. We will also be live tweeting the event, so be sure to follow the conversation at @NCCOR. For those who cannot attend, the webinar will be recorded and archived at www.nccor.org/webinars/.

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The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) brings together four of the nation’s leading research funders—the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)—to address the problem of childhood obesity in America.

Contact: nccor@fhi360.org

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