Center for Public Health Nutrition

Our Work

The Center for Public Health Nutrition supports research and public health practice in these subject areas:

  • Obesity & Chronic Disease
  • Taste, Appetite & Eating Behaviors
  • Food Prices & Food Environment
  • Public Health Practice
  • Communities & Families
  • School & Child Care Nutrition
  • Policy Research & Analysis

Examples of recent projects:

Communities & Families

  • New: Child Care Provider Training. Let’s Move! Child Care: Healthy Eating. Free online STARS training module on the best practice standards for healthy eating in early care and education.

Obesity & Chronic Disease

  • New: The Seattle Obesity Study II aims to examine the impact of sociodemographic, environment, psychosocial and dietary variables on obesity and weight gain.

Policies & Environments

  • New: Nutrition and Obesity Policy Research and Evaluation Network (NOPREN). National and State networks to study policy development and implementation; leadership of national rural food access research workgroup.

Schools

  • New: Behavioral Economics in the School Lunchroom. Training and technical assistance for secondary schools using behavioral economics strategies to promote healthy eating choices.

 

 

 



 

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Contact:
uwcphn@uw.edu