Collaborating for Impact: Lessons Learned from NCCOR

On March 29, NCCOR hosted a Connect & Explore webinar on Collaborating for Impact: Lessons Learned from NCCOR. The webinar highlighted NCCOR’s approach to building the field of childhood obesity research, showcased aspects of the collaborative model and included a discussion on how to apply this approach to other complex public health problems. Speakers included C. Tracy Orleans, PhD, Senior Scientist, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; Laura Kettel Khan, PhD, Senior Scientist and Advisor, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Rachel Ballard, MD, MPH, Director of Prevention Research Coordination, Office of the Director, Office of Disease Prevention, National Institutes of Health; Jay Variyam, PhD, Director, Food Economics Division, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; and Jasmine Hall Ratliff, MHA, Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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