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Registration is now open for the 10th Annual Active Living Research conference

December 3, 2012

Interested investigators, advocates, practitioners, policy makers, and other stakeholders can now register for the 2013 Active Living Research (ALR) conference. The ALR conference provides participants with the opportunity to hear the latest evidence on policy and environmental strategies to increase...
NCCOR members lead continuing education session on PE and nutrition in schools at APHA conference

October 24, 2012

On Sat., Oct. 27, NCCOR members Sarah Lee and Allison Nihiser from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are co-leading a pre-conference Learning Institute at the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) annual conference with colleagues from the National Cancer Institute...
Event to highlight findings from ‘F as in Fat’

September 12, 2012

Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) will release their ninth annual “F as in Fat” report next week. There will be a Hill briefing for congressional staff and other interested parties on Mon., Sept. 24,...
Call for papers on advancing obesity prevention

September 5, 2012

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities at the National Institutes of Health (NIMHD/NIH) recently announced a call for papers for a special theme issue on obesity prevention called “Advancing Obesity...
BEAT Institute trains investigators, practitioners in measuring aspects of built environment

June 13, 2012

Numerous research examines the “built environment,” defined as the man-made entities that form the physical characteristics of a community. This includes buildings, roads, utilities, homes, food stores, restaurants, fixtures, parks, and more. It also includes what’s captured by the broader...
Sharing NCCOR’s successes at 2012 Weight of the Nation™ Conference

May 4, 2012

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) will be hosting a number of events at this year’s Weight of the Nation™ conference to share and promote the Collaborative’s successful efforts to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of childhood obesity...
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