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    NOPREN fosters identification of effective policies for improved nutrition and obesity prevention through collaborative research and evaluation


NOPREN Monthly Call

The Nutrition and Obesity Policy Research and Evaluation Network (NOPREN) is a thematic research network of the Prevention Research Centers Program. The CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity (DNPAO) created NOPREN to foster understanding of the effectiveness of policies to prevent childhood obesity through improved access to affordable, healthier foods and beverages in […]


School Wellness WG Monthly Call

This working group aims to identify and address research and practice gaps and is focused in particular on the implementation and evaluation of district policies, state laws, and federal policies and their impact on wellness practices in K-12 school settings.


Clinical Linkages WG Publishes Viewpoint on Clinic-to-Community Treatment Models!

Barnidge E, Stenmark S, Seligman H. JAMA Pediatr. Published online April 03, 2017.

Food Policy Council Self-Assessment Tool: Development, Testing, and Results

Calancie L, Allen NE, Weiner BJ, Ng SW, Ward DS, Ammerman A. Prev Chronic Dis 2017;14:160281.

CDC releases ECE State Indicator Report

View the Early Care and Education State Indicator Report to see the most recent state data on policies and system supports for obesity prevention in the ECE setting.

USDA releases report on SNAP purchases

“Foods Typically Purchased by Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Households”