AJPH highlights systems science applications in obesity research

May 15, 2014

Obesity is arguably the most pressing public health problem of our time. Over 3 billion children and adults worldwide are expected to be counted among the overweight and obese population in less than two decades. Substantial efforts by the public health community have focused on addressing the problem, but in order to implement effective solutions, […]

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Systems modeling post-doctoral opportunities at Johns Hopkins Global Center on Childhood Obesity

July 15, 2013

The National Institute of Health-funded, Johns Hopkins Global Center on Childhood Obesity (JHGCCO) is seeking qualified post-doctoral trainees with a career interest in using systems science theories and methods to address childhood obesity, non-communicable chronic diseases, and related topics in public health. The Center, supported by the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR), conducts both […]

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JHGCCO symposium to focus on preventing childhood obesity though systems science

January 31, 2013

On April 9, the Johns Hopkins Global Center on Childhood Obesity (JHGCCO) will host its first annual, one-day, Scientific Symposium, “Innovations in Childhood Obesity Prevention: Systems Thinking and Systems Change.” The Symposium will focus on the way that innovative system science approaches can advance the prevention of childhood obesity worldwide. Keynote speeches and scientific sessions will highlight […]

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