We are pleased to share that Dr. Tatalovich and National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) member Dr. David Berrigan’s HHSinnovates nomination – “Updated Urban Sprawl Data for the United States: Better data describing changes in urban form over time will strengthen evidence for the role of the built environment in access to health services and as an influence on obesity and health” – has been selected as a semi-finalist in Round 7 of the HHSinnovates program and will advance to the next phase of the competition—Health and Human Services (HHS) community voting. From April 7-25, HHS employees are invited to review this round’s semifinalists and help choose the best.
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced the six winners of innovation awards in the first cycle of the HHSinnovates program. The program is aimed at supporting a “culture of innovation” in one of the federal government’s largest Departments. Continue reading