NCCOR wishes to acknowledge the work of the NCCOR membership, Mission Measurement, and the external expert panel for their contributions to the NCCOR Childhood Obesity Evidence Base (COEB): Test of a Novel Taxonomic Meta-Analytic Method Project.

NCCOR COEB Workgroup

  • Sonia Arteaga, PhD, NIH
  • Christine Hunter, PhD, NIH
  • Laura Kettel Khan, PhD, CDC
  • Deborah Young-Hyman, PhD, NIH

Mission Measurement

  • Chris Cyr, Mission Measurement
  • Larry Hedges, PhD, Northwestern University
  • Heather King, PhD, Mission Measurement
  • Mackenzie Magnus, MPH, MBA, Mission Measurement
  • Lori Scott-Sheldon, PhD, Brown University

External Expert Panel

  • Leeann Birch, PhD, MA, University of Georgia
  • John Cawley, PhD, Cornell University
  • Jamie Chriqui, PhD, MHS, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health
  • Angie Cradock, ScD, MPE, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Chris Economos, PhD, Tufts University, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
  • Debra Haire-Joshu, PhD, RN, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Shiriki Kumanyika, PhD, MPH, Drexel University
  • Bruce Lee, MD, MBA, City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy
  • Lorrene Ritchie, PhD, RD, University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Thomas N. Robinson, MD, MPH, Stanford University
  • Marlene Schwartz, PhD, University of Connecticut, Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity

NCCOR Coordinating Center

  • Miranda Brna, MPH
  • LaVerne Canady, MPA
  • Van Do, MPH

NESP Members

Shari Barkin, MD, MSHS

William K. Warren Foundation Endowed Chair
Professor of Pediatrics
Division Chief of Academic General Pediatrics
Director of Pediatric Obesity Research
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Ross C. Brownson, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology
Prevention Research Center
Washington University in St. Louis

John Cawley, PhD

Department of Policy Analysis and Management
Department of Economics
Institute on Health Economics, Health Behaviors and Disparities
Cornell University

Terry Huang, PhD, MPH, MBA

Professor & Director, Center for Systems and Community Design
City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy

Shiriki Kumanyika, PhD, MPH

Research Professor
Dornsife School of Public Health
Drexel University

Lisa M. Powell, PhD

Distinguished Professor and Director of Health Policy and Administration
Director Illinois Prevention Research Center
University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health

Amelie G. Ramirez, DrPH

Interim Chair and Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Director, Institute for Health Promotion Research
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Thomas N. Robinson, MD, MPH

Irving Schulman, MD Endowed Professor in Child Health
Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
Stanford Prevention Research Center
Stanford University School of Medicine
Director of the Center for Healthy Weight
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital

James F. Sallis, PhD

Distinguished Professor
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
Active Living Research (ALR)

Mary Story, PhD, RD

Professor of Global Health and Community and Family Medicine
Duke University
Healthy Eating Research (HER)

Elsie M. Taveras, MD, MPH

Chief of the Division of General Academic Pediatrics
Director of Pediatric Population Health Management Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Population Medicine Harvard Medical School

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