Obesity & Chronic Disease
Obesity is one of the most complex and costly health concerns facing Americans. Translational obesity research that moves scientific discoveries into positive health outcomes is now an international priority.
The aim of UW-COR is to facilitate interdisciplinary research that addresses biomedical, social, economic, and environmental aspects of obesity. The objective is to advance science and improve health by aligning research aims with local, state, and national policy objectives.
- Seattle Obesity Study I: A Cross Sectional Study on Food Environment, Diet Quality & Disparities in Obesity
- Seattle Obesity Study II: A Longitudinal Study on Food Environment, Diet Quality & Disparities in Obesity
- Poverty & Obesity: The Role of Energy Density and Cost of Diet