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NIH grant builds on previous RWJF work by funding research to assess the impact of childhood obesity prevention efforts

April 3, 2012

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has funded a team at Rutgers to follow a group of children for five years to determine the effectiveness of changes in the physical activity and the food environment on lowering rates of childhood...
IOM publishes presentations from NCCOR members in new report

March 30, 2012

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently published a report of the presentations and discussions at its Measuring Progress in Obesity Prevention Workshop. The report features presentations from three members of the National Collaborative for Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR): Susan Krebs-Smith...
Welcome to the new and improved www.nccor.org!

March 29, 2012

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) has redesigned, updated, and enhanced its website to improve usability, communication flow, and user engagement. The move takes advantage of newer communication channels to improve the Collaborative’s reach and positions www.nccor.org as...
Article about Measures Registry and Catalogue of Surveillance Systems published

March 22, 2012

The American Journal of Preventive Medicine recently published an article about National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research’s (NCCOR) Measures Registry and Catalogue of Surveillance Systems. It is currently available online. (more…)
San Antonio researcher Dr. Amelie Ramirez named to scientific panel on childhood obesity research

February 15, 2012

SaludToday Blog Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez, director of the Institute for Health Promotion Research at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, the team behind SaludToday, has been named to a prestigious panel of external advisors for...
Mathematica’s Ronette Briefel to advise National Collaborative On Childhood Obesity Research

February 15, 2012

Mathematica Policy Research Newsroom WASHINGTON, DC — Ronette Briefel, a senior fellow at Mathematica Policy Research, has been tapped to serve as one of five experts on an external scientific panel for the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR)...
NCCOR continues to expand its reach with the help of external advisors

February 13, 2012

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) has appointed a panel of external advisors to help the Collaborative expand its programs and areas of expertise. The NCCOR External Scientific Panel (NESP) will advise NCCOR on its overall direction and...
The Johns Hopkins Global Center on Childhood Obesity established

November 10, 2011

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has been awarded a $16 million U54 cooperative agreement from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish a global center of excellence to address the childhood obesity epidemic. The Johns Hopkins...
Obesity Series in The Lancet features articles from NCCOR’s modeling teams

August 26, 2011

An Obesity Series, released Aug. 26 in The Lancet, features four papers and related commentaries from NCCOR’s Collaborative Obesity Modeling Network (COMNet) modeling teams. COMNet includes teams from both academia and government in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and...
NCCOR’s Measures Registry is a success

June 4, 2011

On April 29, The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) launched the Measures Registry, a searchable database of diet and physical activity measures relevant to childhood obesity research. Childhood obesity and public health researchers have commended the Registry for...
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