Steven Gortmaker, PhD

Principal Investigator & Director, Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HPRC) and Professor of the Practice of Health Sociology
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Gortmaker’s research is focused on the health of children and adolescents, particularly households living in poverty and minority populations. The major goal of his research has been to identify modifiable risks for morbidity and mortality in the young, and to both initiate and evaluate interventions to improve these outcomes. He focuses on a broad … Continue reading “Steven Gortmaker, PhD”

Angie Cradock, ScD, MPE

Deputy Director, Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HPRC) and Principal Research Scientist
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Cradock’s research is primarily focused on the social and environmental factors associated with physical activity and nutrition behaviors among youth. Specific areas of interest include school and neighborhood environments, community-based intervention research, and policy research.  Currently, Dr. Cradock serves as the Co-Principal Investigator of the CHOICES (Childhood Obesity Intervention Cost-Effectiveness Study) Project and leads the CHOICES Learning Collaborative … Continue reading “Angie Cradock, ScD, MPE”