NCCOR is highlighting multidisciplinary partnerships to celebrate National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month 2018!

August 30, 2018

In recognition of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month (NCOAM), NCCOR is highlighting how multidisciplinary partnerships can accelerate progress in reducing childhood obesity. Earlier this year, NCCOR published two papers in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine describing how the NCCOR partnership has transformed the field of childhood obesity prevention. The first paper, “Developing A Partnership […]

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New award program invites proposals for innovative community and hospital collaborations to catalyze healthy communities

November 19, 2014

The newly launched BUILD Health Challenge is seeking innovative proposals for community-based organizations, hospitals, local health departments, and other key stakeholders to work as partners on efforts that advance equity and community health. Jointly funded by The Advisory Board Company, the de Beaumont Foundation, The Kresge Foundation, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the BUILD […]

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NIH presentation about community-academic partnerships to address obesity among middle school students

March 18, 2014

On Thursday, March 20, Dr. Laura Bogart will be discussing the development and results of Students for Nutrition and eXercise (SNaX), a five-week middle school-based obesity prevention intervention that combines school-wide food environmental changes, multimedia, encouragement to eat healthy school cafeteria foods, and peer-led education. She will describe the formation and maintenance of the partnership […]

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