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The Childhood Obesity Intervention Cost-Effectiveness Study’s (CHOICES) research team is made up of:

CHOICES investigators

Steven Gortmaker, PhD
Professor of the Practice of Health Sociology
Director, Harvard Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Angie Cradock, ScD, MPE
Senior Research Scientist, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Deputy Director, Harvard Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Stephen Resch, PhD
Co-director, Decision Science Working Group, Harvard University Initiative for Global Health
Deputy Director, Center for Health Decision Science
Lecturer, Department of Health Policy and Management
Deputy Chair, Comparative Effectiveness Research Initiative
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Michael Long, ScD
Assistant Professor, Department of Prevention and Community Health
Milken Institute School of Public Health
The George Washington University

Y. Claire Wang, ScD, MD
Director, Comparative Effectiveness & Outcomes Research Certificate
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management
Co-Director, Obesity Prevention Initiative
Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

Erica Kenney, ScD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Milt Weinstein, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Henry J. Kaiser Professor of Health Policy and Management
Academic Director, Center for Health Decision Science
Director, Program on Economic Evaluation of Medical Technology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Howard Koh, MD
Professor of the Practice of Public Health Leadership
Department of Health Policy and Management
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

CHOICES research staff

Katie Giles, MPH
Project Manager, Harvard Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Zach Ward, MPH
Programmer/Analyst, Center for Health Decision Science
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Jessica Barrett, MPH
Data Manager and Analyst, Harvard Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Amna Afzal, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Attending Physician, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Albert Einstein School of Medicine, New York

Andrea Pipito, MS
Evidence Review Coordinator, Harvard Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Rebecca Mozaffarian, MS, MPH
Intervention Data Analyst, Harvard Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Mona Sharifi, MD, MPH
Instructor, Division of General Pediatrics, MassGeneral Hospital for Children and Harvard Medical School
Attending Pediatrician, Boston Children’s Hospital

CHOICES collaborators

Kelly Blondin, MS

Amber Hsiao, MPH

Emily Wei, MS, MPH