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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.

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New funding opportunities at global childhood obesity center

March 8, 2012

The Johns Hopkins Global Center on Childhood Obesity (JHGCCO) has recently announced an RFA for new rapid response funding opportunities.

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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 […]

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Mathematica’s Ronette Briefel to advise National Collaborative On Childhood Obesity Research

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 […]

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Systems science in childhood obesity and public health research: Pre-doctoral and post-doctoral opportunities at Johns Hopkins University

February 13, 2012

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR)-supported and NIH-funded, Johns Hopkins Global Center for Childhood Obesity (JHGCCO) is recruiting qualified pre-doctoral and post-doctoral trainees from diverse fields (e.g. Public […]

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NCCOR continues to expand its reach with the help of external advisors

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 […]

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Accounting for measurement error in dietary intake data

December 6, 2011

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) hosted a webinar series on accounting for measurement error in dietary intake data. Organized by collaborators from NCI; Office of Dietary Supplements; U.S. Department of […]

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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 […]

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Access materials from IOM Childhood Obesity Prevention Committee Workshop

October 21, 2011

The IOM Standing Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention hosted a one-day workshop titled “Legal Strategies in Childhood Obesity Prevention.”

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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 […]

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