Goals

NCCOR focuses on efforts to:

1
Identify, design, and evaluate practical and sustainable interventions, especially in high-risk populations and communities.

2
Increase and improve national, state, and local surveillance of childhood obesity.

3
Improve the ability of childhood obesity researchers and program evaluators to conduct research and program evaluation.

4
Provide national leadership to accelerate implementation of evidence-informed practice and policy.

5
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).