NCCOR: A decade of transforming the field of childhood obesity research

February 15, 2018

Launched in 2009, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) brought together the nation’s four largest childhood obesity research funders—CDC, NIH, USDA, and RWJF—in a public-private collaboration to accelerate progress in reducing childhood obesity. In the ensuing 10 years, NCCOR has transformed the field of childhood obesity research through strategic initiatives, comprehensive tools for […]

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AJPM launches a second round of the Childhood Obesity Challenge

October 25, 2012

The American Journal of Preventive Medicine (AJMP) in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has launched a second round of the Childhood Obesity Challenge — an online competition for innovators of all backgrounds to submit promising solutions the childhood obesity epidemic. Round 2 seeks submissions focusing on innovative policies aimed at reducing childhood obesity, as […]

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AJPM Childhood Obesity Challenge

July 5, 2012

Are you or someone you know working on an effective project that addresses childhood obesity? The American Journal of Preventive Medicine (AJPM) wants to hear about it. AJPM announced the opening of the “Childhood Obesity Challenge,” an online competition designed to provide new and creative solutions to this public health crisis. The Challenge is open […]

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