On Monday, February 7, 2022, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) hosted a Connect & Explore webinar called “NCCOR Annual Showcase: Highlighting New Projects, Tools, and Resources.” The webinar gave an overview of NCCOR and highlight project successes from the past year.
We highlighted the following projects: Youth Active Travel to School, Economics of Built Environments Improvement, Advancing Measurement to Address Childhood Obesity, and A Toolkit for Evaluating Childhood Healthy Weight Programs. There was an opportunity for webinar participants to ask questions about these projects and future efforts of NCCOR.
We heard from the following NCCOR members during the Connect & Explore webinar:
- Stephanie George, PhD, MPH, MA, Program Director & Epidemiologist, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institute of Health
- Hatidza Zaganjor, MPH, Behavioral Scientist, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control
- David Berrigan, PhD, MPH, Program Director & Biologist, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
- Brook Belay, MD, MPH, Obesity Prevention and Control Branch, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control