Johns Hopkins Global Center for Childhood Obesity funds projects to improve school nutrition programs and increase sale of health foods in urban areas

April 24, 2013, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

The Johns Hopkins Global Center on Childhood Obesity has awarded funding to two intervention projects aimed at preventing childhood obesity. The research is part of the third round of funding focused on “rapid response projects.”

The Johns Hopkins Global Center on Childhood Obesity reviewed research proposals from around the world and selected the following: Continue reading

JHGCCO releases second round RFA for rapid response studies

The Johns Hopkins Global Center on Childhood Obesity (JHGCCO) released its second round Request for Applications (RFA) on July 1, awarding research grants for “rapid response” studies.

JHGCCO seeks to jumpstart systems-oriented childhood obesity research in a rapidly-changing physical or policy environment by supporting rapid response projects — opportune pilot and feasibility projects with timelines that would not allow funding through the regular NIH review cycles. Continue reading