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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 […]


Healthy Food Retail WG – Retailers Subgroup Call

The Healthy Food Retail (HFR) Working Group is a team of HFR researchers and leaders committed to improving the health of children and their families through improved research, evaluation and dissemination of healthy food retail strategies. This Retailers subgroup examines strategies to increase healthier food access and promotion that consider retailers’ interests and perspectives, and are […]


Clinical Linkages Working Group 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”