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.
UKCPR, in cooperation with the Economic Research Service (ERS) and the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) in the USDA, will competitively award grants to provide rigorous research that utilizes data from the NHIS.
The University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research (UKCPR), in cooperation with the Economic Research Service (ERS), will competitively award grants to qualified individuals and institutions to provide rigorous research that utilizes the FoodAPS National Household Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey to expand our understanding of household food behaviors and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program including (1) the issues of benefit adequacy, diet quality, cost of a healthy diet, and food security, and (2) the role of the local food environment and other geographic factors. In addition to the FoodAPS data, geographically linked data on the local food environment and food prices compiled as part of the FoodAPS Geography Component (FoodAPS-GC) are available for awardees. Due Date for Requested Letter of Intent: February 12, 2016
This Funding Opportunity Announcement  (FOA) encourages Research Project Grant (R01) applications that propose to evaluate large scale policy or programs that are expected to influence obesity related behaviors (e.g., dietary intake, physical activity, or sedentary behavior) and/or weight outcomes in
GHFP program offers 16 weeks internships Currently enrolled in master’s or other post-bachelor’s degree candidate in public health, international health, international development, social sciences, or a related fields such as biostatistics, epidemiology, etc; or, completion of such within the past 12 months. To be considered for internship, applications have to be submitted before October 23.
A fellowship opportunity is currently available with the Obesity Prevention and Control Branch in the Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity (DNPAO) within the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Food, Nutrition & Policy Consultants has updated its memo on upcoming regulations regarding nutrition, obesity prevention, menu labeling and nutrition facts based on the recently released OMB Unified Regulatory Agenda.
Fellowship opportunity providing one year of research funding for women in the fields of nutrition, food science, or toxicology. The fellowship is open to students, post-docs, and Junior faculty. Applications due January 15, 2016.
FRAC is pleased to release this new issue of FRAC Focus: Obesity and Poverty focusing on obesity as it relates to low-income children and adults, looking at the intersection of obesity, low income, food insecurity, the federal nutrition programs, and federal food and nutrition policy.