NCCOR focuses on efforts to:
Identify, design, and evaluate practical and sustainable interventions, especially in high-risk populations and communities.
Increase and improve national, state, and local surveillance of childhood obesity.
Improve the ability of childhood obesity researchers and program evaluators to conduct research and program evaluation.
Provide national leadership to accelerate implementation of evidence-informed practice and policy.
Work with non-health partners to integrate childhood obesity priorities with synergistic initiatives (e.g., environmental design and sustainability, food systems, food marketing, disabilities, or economics).