HICORE — Hawaii Initiative for Childhood Obesity Research and Education
  • Education

    Example

    Serving as a center for the education to community members, medical students, residents, physicians and others in the area of childhood and adolescent obesity in Hawaii.

    Education
  • Research

    Example

    Supporting community-based participatory methods and the socio-ecologic approach to childhood obesity research in Hawaii.

    Research
  • Research and Education Targeting Childhood Obesity

    Example

    Providing collaborative and multi-disciplinary leadership in research and education targeting childhood and adolescent obesity in Hawaii to improve the health and wellness of Hawaii’s families now and for future generations.

    About

Research

Current Projects

  • Children's Healthy Living Project
  • Pili 'Aina Project: Partnerships to Overcome Obesity
  • Ho'ala  - Fighting Obesity in Hawaii County
  • Hawaii Health Matters

Research Resources

  • Center for Native and Pacific Health Disparities Research
  • Pacific Diabetes Education Program (PDEP)
  • Hawaii State Department of Health 
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Hawaii Department of Human Services Databook
  • A Community of Contrasts, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders

Funding Opportunities

  • 2016 RTRN Small Grants Program
  • NCOOR Funding Opportunities
  • RWJF National Program - Policies for Action

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Education

Hawaii Physical Activity and Nutrition Newsletter- October 2013

 

2012-2013 “Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research” course is now open.

Pediatric Obesity Prevention Training

Study Endorses Lipid Screening in Kids

Nutrition and Obesity Prevention CME/CE

 

A Focus on Childhood Obesity in California

Nutrition and Obesity Prevention CME/CE

 

Physical Activity Yields Better Academic Peformance in Children

Nutrition and Obesity Prevention CME/CE

 

An Evaluation of Mother-Centered Anticipatory Guidance to Reduce Obesogenic Infant Feeding Behaviors

Nutrition and Obesity Prevention CME/CE

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Updates

-Bills in Washington, Hawaii Would Require Health Warning Labels on Sugary Drinks - February 2, 2016

-Active Living Reasearch Conference 2016 January 31 - February 3, 2016

-Call for Papers Annual Special on "The Effect on Early Life Factors and Early Interventions on Childhood Overweight and Obesity 2016" Deadline Feb 26, 2016

- 2016 RTRN Small Grants Program - January 21, 2016

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Active Living Research Conference 2016 - Call for Abstracts

31 January - 3 February 2016

Hilton Clearwater Beach, Florida, USA

13th International Congress on Obesity

1 May - 4 May 2016

Vancouver, Canada

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