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Global Obesity Prevention Center


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Programmer Analyst
Develop code to build computational models and tools that address questions about the prevention and control of obesity.

Center Communications Specialist
Assist with developing, planning, implementing and maintaining a comprehensive public relations and communications plan across the GOPC, with a goal of elevating visibility and building positive awareness of the Center’s research and activities.


There are currently no open positions


Pilot Studies Funding
The GOPC announces its sixth round of pilot studies funding. Offered twice per year, this grant up to $30,000 is available to researchers around the world, at all career levels. Projects must be designed to study childhood obesity from a systems-oriented perspective, and in a way that can inform future policies, whether locally, nationally or globally.

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The Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center is Directed by the GOPC Associate Director, Dr. Lawrence Cheskin. The JHWMC takes a multidisciplinary, team-based approach to individualizing treatment for children and adults who are obese. Please call (410) 502-0145 for an appointment.