CHOICES Poster to Be Presented at the 2022 NACCHO 360 Conference

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) 360 Annual Conference is both in-person and virtual this year. This year’s theme, Looking to the Future: Reshaping the Public Health System, will explore how the local public health workforce and its stakeholders can move forward in the midst of an ongoing crisis while implementing … Continue reading “CHOICES Poster to Be Presented at the 2022 NACCHO 360 Conference”

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”

New Resources: Teaching Case Studies

May 13, 2021 — We’re excited to announce the release of two teaching case studies, based on our research and work as part of the CHOICES Project. In the introductory teaching case, a fictional health department engages with the CHOICES Project’s Learning Collaborative Partnership to help them narrow down a list of potential strategies to … Continue reading “New Resources: Teaching Case Studies”

CHOICES Community of Practice Provides Exclusive Access to Tools & Resources and Fosters Connections with Peers

The CHOICES team is pleased to announce the launch of the CHOICES Community of Practice. Our Community of Practice is an online platform that serves as a resource center for organizations and individuals to learn how cost-effectiveness concepts can advance efforts to support healthy eating and active living in their state, county, and/or city. Now, … Continue reading “CHOICES Community of Practice Provides Exclusive Access to Tools & Resources and Fosters Connections with Peers”

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”