NCCOR Connect & Explore Webinar on FoodAPS — You asked, USDA answered

April 13, 2015

On March 31, NCCOR’s Connect & Explore Webinar Series revealed insights from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Household Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey (FoodAPS) and discussed new research opportunities made possible by the first-of-its-kind survey.

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New podcast explores ways to halt the childhood obesity epidemic

May 2, 2013

Recently, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a funder of the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research, asked consulting firm The Greatest Good to put together a brainstorming session on childhood obesity. The session was taped for podcast on the radio series “Freakanomics” called “100 Ways to Fight Obesity.” The discussion explores the biological, behavioral, political, […]

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Former BEAT Institute participant helping to improve health of her community

June 28, 2012

The 2012 Built Environment Assessment Training (BEAT) Institute is happening now in Boston, Mass. The goals of the Institute are to: prepare investigators and practitioners to use both observational and self-report measures of nutrition and activity environments and related behavioral assessments through lectures, fieldwork, hands-on skills, group work and individual consultation; and increase the number […]

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