CHOICES Research to Be Discussed at the 13th Annual Southern Obesity Summit

At the 13th Annual Southern Obesity Summit in Oklahoma City, OK, Dr. Angie Cradock will discuss CHOICES research. CHOICES research and work through the CHOICES Learning Collaborative Partnership will also be discussed. Session details are below.

Date: Tuesday, October 29, 201913th Annual Southern Obesity Summit - 2019 logo
Time: 2:15pm-3:30pm
2.5 Systems Approaches
Meeting Room: 19

A community of practice approach for understanding and using effectiveness and economic information for obesity prevention


  • Angie Cradock, ScD, MPE, Senior Research Scientist, Deputy Director, Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

This session will describe the development and launch of the Childhood Obesity Intervention Cost-Effectiveness Study (CHOICES) Community of Practice. The CHOICES Community of Practice is mainly a virtual community resource intended to help build the capacity of state and local health agencies to use effectiveness and economic evaluation to make strategic investments in activities and plans they create to outline their states activities to implement childhood obesity prevention initiatives.

Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Time: 3:45pm-5:00pm
3.4 Social Forces and Individual Psychology
Meeting Room: 18

An Innovative Approach to Childhood Obesity Prevention: A Positive Deviance Perspective: CHOICES (Childhood Obesity Intervention Cost Effectiveness Study) – Oklahoma WIC Screen time intervention


A discussion of the modeling and implementation of the incorporation of screen time counseling into the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) in Oklahoma.