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Global Obesity Prevention Center


December 22, 2014

Using Electronic Health Records (EHR) to Study Obesity Trajectories in Children.

December 11, 2014

BHCK's Cooking Class Kickoff.

December 10, 2014

Dr. Cheskin Puts the Care in Clinical Care.

December 5, 2014

Dr. Saeidah Fallah-Fini’s System Approach to Obesity.

November 23, 2014

View Dr. Bruce Lee's television interview discussing the obesity Epidemic.

November 21, 2014

Dr. Joel Gittelsohn Travels to Spain to Expand Global Obesity Prevention Efforts. 

November 20, 2014

Dr. Keshia Pollack seeks to promote physical activity through her new PAPRN+ award.

November 10, 2014

Vanessa Oddo, doctoral student mentored by our GOPC faculty Jessica Jones-Smith wins first place poster contest in the Epidemiology section at the Obesity Society conference.

November 5, 2014

The Obesity Society Recognizes Dr. Susan Carnell.

November 3, 2014

Berkeley places the first excise tax on sugar sweetened beverages, read about this exciting step in the fight against obesity.

November 2, 2014

The GOPC's Pilot Studies Core is delighted to announce that 3 New Projects have been awarded this funding round (Round 6). Learn about these exciting projects here.

October 31, 2014

The Staple Food Ordinance has been approved.

January 20, 2014

New official course begins in 2014-2015 academic year, taught by GOPC faculty Sara Bleich, PhD, and Jessica Jones-Smith, PhD: 222.662.01 INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL OBESITY IN PUBLIC HEALTH.

October 1, 2014

Dr. Bruce Lee publishes a feature article in the Johns Hopkins Public Health Magazine titled, "Just Do It" Hasn't Done It: An epidemic of vast proportions calls for a systems science solution.

October 30, 2014

Dr. Lawrence Cheskin and Atif Adam speak at the Obesity Systems Forum hosted by the GOPC.

October 22, 2014

The GOPC hosts a symposium entitled “The Social Network: a Systems Approach to #Childhood Obesity.”

October 16, 2014

Dr. Sara Bleich, GOPC faculty and associate professor in Health Policy and Management, speaks to burning calories and soda consumptionin NPR's Goats and Soda Blog.

July 8, 2014

The GOPC funds study of healthy food availability in small stores.