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April 12 2021

Join our coffee chat on April 22: Prevention matters during COVID-19 and beyond

Prevention Matters During COVID-19 and Beyond: Engaging Leaders to Prioritize Preventive Policies and Programs Thursday, April 22 from 2:00pm – 2:50pm Eastern Speakers: • Peter Holtgrave, the...

March 24 2021

CHOICES Study Finds That Excess Body Weight is Associated with Higher Health Care Costs in the U.S

A new study from CHOICES, “Association of body mass index with health care expenditures in the United States by age and sex,” was published today in PLOS ONE. This study, led by Zach Ward, analyze...

March 11 2021

Examining the cost-effectiveness and impact of a sugary drink fee in Hawaii

Through the CHOICES Learning Collaborative Partnership, partners at the Hawaii Department of Health worked with the CHOICES Project Team to model the potential implementation of a Hawaii state fee on ...

March 5 2021

Examining the cost-effectiveness and impact of a sugary drink tax in California

Through the CHOICES Learning Collaborative Partnership, partners at the California Department of Public Health and the County of Santa Clara Public Health Department worked with the CHOICES Project ...

February 10 2021

Join our coffee chat on February 25: How projections of the future of obesity can inform decision-making

How Projections of the Future of Obesity Can Inform Decision-MakingThursday, February 25 from 2:00pm – 2:50pm EasternSpeaker: Dr. Zach Ward of the CHOICES Team Register here to join the coffee c...

November 30 2020

Story from the Field: Denver Takes Action to Promote Healthy Child Weight

Through the CHOICES Learning Collaborative Partnership, partners at Denver Health worked with the CHOICES Team to see what might happen if they made changes to their electronic medical record systems ...

October 29 2020

ASTHO RFP Opportunity: Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting Further Faster

The Association of State and Territorial Officials (ASTHO) and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) are funding up to 50 communities at $50,000 each to evaluate their ...

October 22 2020

Join the CHOICES Community of Practice to Access Exclusive Tools & Resources and Connect with Peers

The CHOICES team is pleased to announce the launch of the CHOICES Community of Practice. Our Community of Practice is an online platform that serves as a resource center for organizations and individu...

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