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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...

July 23 2020

CHOICES is Hiring!

UPDATE 9/30/20: THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE, AS THE POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST. Are you interested in supporting our work by becoming a part of our team? The Pre...

July 8 2020

CHOICES Research Discussed at Health Affairs Culture of Health Virtual Event

Dr. Erica Kenney of the CHOICES team will present on a live webcast on July 8 hosted by Health Affairs, and discuss the findings of the recent CHOICES publication in Health Affairs. Session Title: The...

July 7 2020

CHOICES Study Finds That School Lunch Policies Benefit Low-Income Populations

A new study from CHOICES, “Impact Of The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act On Obesity Trends,” was published today in Health Affairs. This study, led by Erica Kenney, examined the impact of the Health...

July 6 2020

CHOICES Research Presented at the 2020 NACCHO Virtual Conference

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) 2020 Annual Conference is virtual this year. CHOICES team member Jenny Reiner will participate in a recorded session with previous...

June 26 2020

New Strategy & Additional Information Added to Action Kit

The CHOICES Childhood Obesity National Action Kit was updated this week to include an additional strategy in the school setting: Promoting water consumption in schools. In addition, several of the str...

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