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 - Healthy Eating Research: Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity - Round 10

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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

- Eating in the Absence of Hunger Linked to Toddler Obesity

April 18, 2016

- CDC: Lack of Sleep Associated with Risky Behavior Among Teens

April 8, 2016

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NIMHD Summer Institute on Health Disparities Science

15 August - 19 August 2016

 

He Huliau 2016 Indigenous Health Symposium - Call for Abstracts

13 October - 14 October 2016

Hilton Hawaiiian Viillage, Honolulu

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