At the 12th Annual Southern Obesity Summit in Charleston, WV, Dr. Angie Cradock will discuss CHOICES research. Session details are below. Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Time: 8:30am-9:45am Improving Population Health and Reducing Disparities in Obesity: Cost-Effective Strategies to Promote Health Equity Panelists: Angie Cradock, ScD, MPE, Senior Research Scientist, Deputy Director, Harvard Prevention, Research Center … Continue reading “CHOICES Research to Be Discussed at the 12th Annual Southern Obesity Summit”
At the Harvard Catalyst Community Engagement Symposium: Advancing Uptake of Evidence-based Practices & Policies for Healthy Child Weight in Boston, MA, CHOICES research will be discussed. Event information is below. Date: Monday, October 1, 2018 Time: 9:00am-2:00pm Location: Linda K. Paresky Conference Center at Simmons University 300 The Fenway Boston, MA 02115 This symposium, hosted by … Continue reading “CHOICES Research to Be Discussed at the Harvard Catalyst Community Engagement Symposium: Advancing Uptake of Evidence-based Practices & Policies for Healthy Child Weight”
THE CHOICES 2018 LEARNING COLLABORATIVE PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED. The CHOICES Learning Collaborative Partnership at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is a training, technical assistance and modeling initiative designed to build capacity among state and local decision-makers to understand and use cost-effectiveness analysis to identify childhood obesity prevention strategies that offer … Continue reading “New Opportunity to Partner with the CHOICES Project in 2018”
At the 19th Annual Harvard Nutrition and Obesity Symposium: SUGAR: Epidemiologic, Physiologic and Policy Considerations of the Sugar Epidemic in Boston, MA, Dr. Steve Gortmaker and Dr. Sara Bleich will both discuss CHOICES research. Sessions details are below. Date: Thursday, July 12, 2018 Session IV: National Policies around Sugar Consumption Moderator: Walter Willett, M.D., Dr. P.H. … Continue reading “CHOICES Research to Be Discussed at the 19th Annual Harvard Nutrition and Obesity Symposium”
At the upcoming National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) 2018 Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA, CHOICES will present on a panel during the Healthy Populations and Communities (Chronic Disease, Infectious Disease & Resilience) Tracks of one of the Sharing Session time slots. This panel will describe the Childhood Obesity Intervention Cost Effectiveness (CHOICES) … Continue reading “CHOICES Research to Be Discussed at the 2018 NACCHO Annual Conference”
During an upcoming Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity (IAPO) Coalition webinar, Dr. Steve Gortmaker will be the keynote speaker and discuss CHOICES research. Webinar details are below. Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2018 Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST Click here to register Presenter: Steve Gortmaker, PhD, Professor of the Practice of Health Sociology, Director, Harvard … Continue reading “CHOICES Research a Keynote Feature During Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity (IAPO) Coalition Webinar”
A CHOICES study finds that the obesity epidemic is far from over and is likely to become much worse, as study results predict that 57% of today’s children will have obesity at age 35. Public health professionals need to re-double their efforts to prevent such an outcome. The CHOICES Project has identified cost-effective interventions in … Continue reading “STUDY: Simulation of Growth Trajectories of Childhood Obesity into Adulthood”
At the upcoming National Institutes of Health Pathways to Prevention Workshop: Methods for Evaluating Natural Experiments in Obesity in Bethesda, MD, CHOICES research will be discussed in a session on translating research into policy and practice.
At the upcoming American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2017 National Conference & Exhibition in Chicago, IL, CHOICES research will be the main feature of a plenary session discussing the 5 most cost-effective strategies to prevent childhood obesity. Dr. Steven Gortmaker will also discuss results from 2 papers now in press that examine important issues for clinicians working … Continue reading “CHOICES Research to Be Discussed at the 2017 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference & Exhibition”
In a research brief released December 14, 2016, the CHOICES Project examined the cost-effectiveness and impact of a one cent per ounce city excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages in the 15 largest US cities (with the authority to implement such a tax).