Just Released: NCCOR’s 2019 Annual Report

March 25, 2020

This month, NCCOR released the 2019 Annual Report, “Building the Future,” which highlights accomplishments from its tenth year. Here’s a glimpse into some of what NCCOR did last year! In 2019, NCCOR: Released the Measures Registry Learning Modules, a series of 5 to 15-minute videos that highlight concepts from the four domain-specific Measures Registry User […]

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NCCOR Unveils the Student Hub Webpage

February 25, 2020

This month, NCCOR launched the new Student Hub! Students and faculty focused on public health and nutrition will find key resources to support coursework and research all in one place. Discover free tools and materials created by experts, along with real-world student case studies. Work efficiently and effectively knowing you are using tools that top […]

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How To Use The Measures Registry Resource Suite

January 16, 2020

Trying to figure out if the Measures Registry Resource Suite is for you and how to use it for your research? Check out this new flow chart to help you navigate.

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NCCOR Year in Review: 2019

December 17, 2019

It’s been another busy and productive year for the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research. This year, NCCOR launched brand-new resources, collaborated across agencies through workshops, disseminated information at multiple conferences, and more. Here are some highlights of what NCCOR did in 2019: Enhanced the Measures Registry Resource Suite by launching the new Measures Registry Learning […]

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NEW: CDC’s Report to Congress on the Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration (CORD) Project

December 5, 2019

Childhood obesity affects 13.7 million children in the United States, and rates tend to be higher in children and adolescents from families with lower incomes. To combat this, CDC developed the Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration (CORD) project to implement effective interventions to reduce obesity among lower-income children, aged 2–12. Last month, CDC released a report […]

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NCCOR Resources for Students

November 15, 2019

With the school year in full swing, NCCOR is excited to launch a brand new resource for students—the NCCOR Student Hub. The NCCOR Student Hub will highlight all the tools and resources that public health and other graduate students studying diet and physical activity can use to enhance coursework and research projects. NCCOR’s resources can assist […]

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NCCOR Is Going To APHA 2019!

November 1, 2019

NCCOR is headed to Philadelphia, PA for the American Public Health Association (APHA) 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo! More than 12,000 public health professionals will gather from Nov. 2-6 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. This year’s theme is “Creating the Healthiest Nation: For Science. For Action. For Health.” Stop by the NCCOR booth (#1232) in […]

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NEW: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Releases First-Ever “State of Childhood Obesity” Report

October 24, 2019

This month, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released the first-ever edition of State of Childhood Obesity: Helping All Children Grow Up Healthy, a new report that will be produced annually. The report includes the best available data on national and state childhood obesity rates, recommends policies that can help address the epidemic, and shares stories […]

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Healthy Eating Research Releases Beverage Recommendations for Children Aged 0–5

October 9, 2019

Leading medical and nutrition organizations recommend breast milk, infant formula, water, and plain milk as part of a new set of comprehensive beverage recommendations for children aged 0–5. The groups caution against beverages with lots of added sugar such as flavored milks and sugar-sweetened juices, and non-dairy milks. The recommendations were developed as part of […]

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Now Live: NCCOR’s Measures Registry Learning Modules

September 26, 2019

Washington, DC –This month, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) unveiled an exciting new resource to help researchers, practitioners, students, and faculty understand key measurement concepts for research and evaluation projects related to nutrition and physical activity. The Measures Registry Learning Modules includes an introductory module and four modules for each domain of […]

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