Dr. Angie Cradock to Present at 2022 ACSM Annual Meeting & World Congresses

After two years away, the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting and World Congresses will take place in San Diego, California. Featuring both on-site and online programming, the 2022 ACSM Annual Meeting, World Congress on Exercise is Medicine and World Congress on the Basic Science of Exercise and Vascular Health showcases the latest in exercise science and sports … Continue reading “Dr. Angie Cradock to Present at 2022 ACSM Annual Meeting & World Congresses”

Dr. Steve Gortmaker of the CHOICES Project To Be Featured as Panelist During Harvard Chan Studio Event

Harvard Chan Studio Event: Childhood Obesity: Science and Solutions Monday, March 14, 11:00am EST For many children, the day-to-day realities of pandemic life—virtual school, social distancing, screen time, and stress—have added up to steep weight gain. The number of children diagnosed with overweight or obesity has shot up, and racial and ethnic gaps have widened. … Continue reading “Dr. Steve Gortmaker of the CHOICES Project To Be Featured as Panelist During Harvard Chan Studio Event”

CHOICES Project to Be Featured in Webinar 2/9: “Is Now the Time for a Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax in New York City?”

Webinar: “Is Now the Time for a Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax in New York City?” Sponsored by the New York State Health Foundation Wednesday, February 9, 1:00pm EST Nearly 60% of Americans consume more added sugar than experts recommend, which can lead to dietary disease and increased health care costs. Research shows that sugary drink taxes are … Continue reading “CHOICES Project to Be Featured in Webinar 2/9: “Is Now the Time for a Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax in New York City?””

CHOICES Panel Event on July 14: How a Clinical Strategy in Denver Could Improve Health & Address Health Equity

This event has passed. Thanks to all who participated! Investing in Prevention: How a clinical strategy in Denver could improve health and address health equity Wednesday, July 14, 1:00pm – 2:00pm Eastern The CHOICES Project is excited to host the second event in our CHOICES Web Forum series. In this panel, key leaders in the … Continue reading “CHOICES Panel Event on July 14: How a Clinical Strategy in Denver Could Improve Health & Address Health Equity”

CHOICES Research to Be Presented at the 2021 NACCHO 360 Virtual Conference

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) 360 Annual Conference is virtual again this year. CHOICES team members Angie Cradock and Molly Garrone will participate in a live session on Wednesday, June 30, along with partners from the Houston Health Department and NACCHO. This session will highlight the CHOICES Community of Practice, … Continue reading “CHOICES Research to Be Presented at the 2021 NACCHO 360 Virtual Conference”

CHOICES Panel Event on June 16: How a Statewide Sugary Drink Tax in California Could Improve Health & Promote Health Equity

This event has passed. Thanks to all who participated! Investing in Prevention: How a statewide sugary drink tax in California could improve health and promote health equity   Wednesday, June 16, 2:00pm – 3:00pm Eastern The CHOICES Project is excited to host the first event in their CHOICES Web Forum series. In this panel, key leaders … Continue reading “CHOICES Panel Event on June 16: How a Statewide Sugary Drink Tax in California Could Improve Health & Promote Health Equity”

CHOICES Research Discussed at Health Affairs Culture of Health Virtual Event

Dr. Erica Kenney of the CHOICES team will present on a live webcast on July 8 hosted by Health Affairs, and discuss the findings of the recent CHOICES publication in Health Affairs. Session Title: The Culture Of Health: How Income, Work & Food Affect Health And Health Equity Date & Time: Wednesday, July 8, 2020, … Continue reading “CHOICES Research Discussed at Health Affairs Culture of Health Virtual Event”

CHOICES Research Presented at the 2020 NACCHO Virtual Conference

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) 2020 Annual Conference is virtual this year. CHOICES team member Jenny Reiner will participate in a recorded session with previous LCP partners from Allegheny County that describes how the Allegheny County Health Department leveraged funding and training opportunities to cultivate alliances and gain support for … Continue reading “CHOICES Research Presented at the 2020 NACCHO Virtual Conference”

HPRC Research to Be Presented at the 2019 Conference on Health and Active Transportation

On December 11, Dr. Angie Cradock, Deputy Director of the HPRC will present a poster featuring findings from a recent report commissioned by the Physical Activity Research Center (PARC) at the 2019 Conference on Health and Active Transportation at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. About the Conference The purpose of the Conference … Continue reading “HPRC Research to Be Presented at the 2019 Conference on Health and Active Transportation”

HPRC Research to Be Presented at APHA 2019

At the 2019 American Public Health Association’s (APHA) Annual Meeting and Expo in Philadelphia, PA, James Daly will present on drinking water access in a large urban school district, and Erica Kenney will present on improvements in dietary intake due to a food policy change. Details are below. Date: Sunday, November 3, 2019 Time: 5:00-6:00pm Session: … Continue reading “HPRC Research to Be Presented at APHA 2019”