Introducing: A Toolkit on Evaluating Childhood Healthy Weight Programs

September 28, 2021

Improve your program’s effectiveness and sustainability with NCCOR’s newest resource, A Toolkit for Evaluating Childhood Healthy Weight Programs. This comprehensive online tool draws from experts in the fields of research, public health, and pediatric medicine to explain the stages of effective evaluation for childhood healthy weight programs.   NCCOR developed the toolkit to help researchers, practitioners, and community programs gain confidence […]

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NCCOR is headed to APHA 2018!

October 25, 2018

NCCOR is headed to San Diego, CA for the American Public Health Association (APHA) 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo! More than 12,000 public health professionals will gather from November 10-14 at the San Diego Convention Center. This year’s theme is Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now. On Tuesday, November 13 at 3 PM PT, […]

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NCCOR at ALR 2018

February 8, 2018

NCCOR is heading to Banff, Canada, for the Active Living Research (ALR) Annual Conference on February 11–14, 2018. NCCOR joins professionals from around the world to share their latest research and innovations related to physical activity and active communities. NCCOR is excited to host a workshop on Sunday, February 11, at 1:30 p.m. MT. NCCOR […]

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NCCOR Year in Review: 2016

December 29, 2016

In 2016 NCCOR expanded its outreach efforts, connecting with new audiences across the country to accelerate progress in reducing childhood obesity. NCCOR’s expanded outreach included more Connect & Explore webinars, an enhanced social media presence, exhibits at conferences, special-topic workshops, and a refreshed website. We worked with non-health partners on behavioral design issues, engaged healthcare […]

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Moving From Test Market to All Markets: Translating Food Purchasing Research into Evidence-based Strategies to Improve the Purchase of Healthier Items Workshop Recap

November 30, 2016

On October 17, 2016, NCCOR brought together interested researchers, food retailers, and practitioners working via the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program–Education (SNAP-Ed) and other public and private programs that promote healthy food purchasing by low-income consumers to participate in a workshop to engage in dialogue and form working relationships to enhance each other’s work. The workshop […]

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NCCOR at APHA

October 27, 2016

NCCOR is pleased to be attending the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) 144th Annual Meeting & Exposition, which takes place in Denver from Oct. 29 to Nov. 2. More than 12,000 public health professionals from around the world will participate in this prestigious gathering and share their latest research and innovations, promote best practices, and advocate for public […]

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NCCOR’s Measures Registry is a success

June 4, 2011

On April 29, The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) launched the Measures Registry, a searchable database of diet and physical activity measures relevant to childhood obesity research. Childhood obesity and public health researchers have commended the Registry for encouraging the use of common measures and accelerating childhood obesity research. The tool has also […]

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National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research launches Measures Registry

April 29, 2011

A searchable online registry of diet and physical activity measures relevant to childhood obesity research WASHINGTON, DC – The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) has launched a free, searchable online registry of measures and resources to use in childhood obesity research. Public health researchers need standard measures in order to describe and monitor […]

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NCCOR featured on podcast

February 26, 2010

NIH Research Radio recorded a podcast interview titled “Research to Health Fight Childhood Obesity: NCCOR.” Dr. Rachel Ballard-Barbash, associate director for the Applied Research Program at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) Steering Committee member spoke about the NCCOR initiative.

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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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