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Title of Collaborative Activity:

Collaboration with the CDC-funded Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration (CORD) Project

Description of Collaborative Activity:

The NIH is collaborating with Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration (CORD) project officers to 1) develop a symposium proposal for the Obesity Society (TOS) annual meeting coming up in November 2013 and 2) to discuss Childhood Obesity Research and the NHLBI/NICHD/OBSSR funded study- COPTR (childhood obesity prevention and treatment research). The proposal for the TOS meeting, developed by COPTR and CORD (NHLBI and CDC staff) is for a collaborative symposium on childhood obesity research with the goal of advancing health and well being of America’s children.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Meeting/ Workshop

Year the Collaborative Activity Originated:


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