On Tuesday, July 20, 2021, The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR), together with the Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes of Health, hosted a Connect & Explore webinar titled “Childhood Obesity Research Across Borders: The Physical Environment.” The webinar was the second in a two-part series. It discussed how policy changes and citizen science can influence childhood obesity prevention programs in the United States and Latin America.

Hear from five expert speakers in this Connect & Explore webinar:

  • Abby King, PhD, Stanford University
  • Olga Lucia Sarmiento Dueñas, MD, PhD, MPH, Universidad de los Andes
  • Maria Alejandra Rubio Rojas, PhD, Universidad de los Andes
  • Ana Clara Duran, PhD, University of Sao Paulo
  • Lindsey Smith-Taillie, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

This webinar series was based on a June 2021 special issue of Obesity Reviews, Childhood Obesity Prevention Across Borders: The Promise of US‐Latin American Research Collaboration.

Access the slides (PDF).

Access the project factsheet.

View Part 1 of the webinar series, “Childhood Obesity Research Across Borders: Social Determinants of Health.”

Leer una hoja informativa sobre la iniciativa de investigación Prevención transfronteriza de la obesidad infantil.

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