Webinar focuses on collaborative modeling for advancing research, policy

October 28, 2009

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO) and the CDC Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) proudly presented “Collaborative Modeling to Address Childhood Obesity: Bridging Research and Policy Making,” by Karen J. Minyard, Ph.D., director of the Georgia Health Policy Center at Georgia State University.

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Inaugural WON Conference presentations available

July 1, 2009

Video presentations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Weight of the Nation (WON) Conference are available for viewing. WON was CDC’s Inaugural Conference on Obesity Prevention and Control, held July 27-29, 2009, in Washington, DC.

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New York City official is Obama’s pick for CDC

May 15, 2009

President Obama announced that he has chosen Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, the New York City health commissioner, as the next director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), administration officials said.

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Leading research funders launch collaborative to accelerate nation’s progress in reducing childhood obesity

February 19, 2009

Ambitious agenda planned for first year; webinar series to begin this month WASHINGTON – A new National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) was launched today to accelerate progress on reversing the epidemic of overweight and obesity among U.S. youth. The initiative brings together the expertise and resources of the Centers for Disease Control and […]

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