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”

HPRC is Hiring!

UPDATE 9/30/20: THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE, AS THE POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST. Are you interested in supporting our work by becoming a part of our team? The Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HPRC) is hiring a … Continue reading “HPRC is Hiring!”

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”

STUDY: Impact of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act on Obesity Trends

A new study from the CHOICES Project, “Impact Of The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act On Obesity Trends,” was published today in Health Affairs. The study’s research team, led by Erica Kenney, examined the impact of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 on child obesity risk. The legislation strengthened nutritional standards for meals and beverages provided … Continue reading “STUDY: Impact of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act on Obesity Trends”

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”

CHOICES Story from the Field: Oklahoma Takes Action to Improve Child Health

The CHOICES Project released the first in its series of Stories from the Field today. The CHOICES Stories from the Field seek to capture the successes that partners have achieved after working with the CHOICES team. Through the CHOICES Learning Collaborative Partnership, partners in Oklahoma worked with the CHOICES Team to see what would happen … Continue reading “CHOICES Story from the Field: Oklahoma Takes Action to Improve Child Health”