The Center for Childhood Obesity Research

Aims of Ongoing Research

Current Research Projects

The Development of Childhood Obesity: Theory, Methodology & Prevention
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Leann Birch, CCOR
ARRA: New Methods for Estimating Effects of Parenting on Child Eating and Over-Weight
Northwestern University
Leann Birch, CCOR
Environmental Influences on Intake and Obesity
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Leann Birch & Barbara Rolls, Nutritional Sciences
Dynamic Systems & Related Engineering Approaches to Improving Behavioral Interventions
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Linda Collins, Methodology Center
Walking in Pregnancy: Understanding Psychological and Physical Barriers
National Institutes of Health
Danielle Downs, Kinesiology
Primary Care Network for the Treatment of Adolescent Obesity
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Terry Hartman, Nutritional Sciences
ARRA: Marginal Causal Models for Observational Studies in Obesity Research
National Institute of Health
Joseph Schafer, Methodology Center
ARRA: Temperament and Parenting: Risks for Rapid Weight Gain and Childhood Obesity
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Cynthia Stifter, Human Development and Family Studies
Promoting Healthy Dietary Behaviors Among Formula-Fed Infants and Toddlers
Pennsylvania Nutrition Education TRACKS
Jennifer Savage Williams, CCOR