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July 11 2018

CHOICES Research to Be Discussed at the 19th Annual Harvard Nutrition and Obesity Symposium

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 wil...

July 2 2018

Session on Using Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Decision Making by Local Health Departments at the 2018 NACCHO Annual Conference

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 Communit...

November 30 2017

CHOICES Study Simulates Growth Trajectories of Childhood Obesity into Adulthood

A new paper from the CHOICES study, “Simulation of Growth Trajectories of Childhood Obesity into Adulthood,” was published today in The New England Journal of Medicine. This study reiterates that...

October 31 2017

CHOICES Study Explores the Cost-Effectiveness of a Clinical Childhood Obesity Intervention

A new paper from the CHOICES study, “Cost-Effectiveness of a Clinical Childhood Obesity Intervention,” was published today in Pediatrics. The findings estimate that the national implementa...

October 19 2017

CHOICES Project continues its collaborations with decision-makers nationwide for the third year

The CHOICES Learning Collaborative Partnership aims to build capacity among state and local decision-makers to choose and implement cost-effective obesity prevention strategies.   Reducing childh...

October 16 2017

Session on Cost-Effectiveness & Improving the Translation of Research into Policy & Practice at the 2017 Pathways to Prevention Workshop

At the upcoming National Institutes of Health Pathways to Prevention Workshop: Methods for Evaluating Natural Experiments in Obesity in Bethesda, MD, Dr. Steve Gortmaker will discuss cost-effectiven...

September 14 2017

Session on Cost-Effective Strategies for Preventing Childhood Obesity at the 2017 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference & Exhibition

At the upcoming American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2017 National Conference & Exhibition in Chicago, IL, CHOICES will be the main feature of a plenary session discussing the 5 most cost-effectiv...

June 21 2017

Harvard Public Health magazine highlights CHOICES

Harvard Public Health magazine highlights the CHOICES project and our cost-effectiveness analysis model in a feature article about the obesity epidemic. Team lead, Dr. Steve Gortmaker, and new team me...

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