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

  • 2015 RWJF Culture of Health Prize- Call for Applications 
  • NCOOR Funding Opportunities

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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

USDA Center Releases Behavioal Economics Grant and Fellowship Opportunities

May 14, 2015

 

Hawaii Child Nutrition Program: Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

March 02, 2015

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Obesity Mini-Symposium, John A. Burns School of Medicine

May 28-29, 2015, University of Hawaii

 

World Obesity Federation 2015 Conference: Dietary Sugars, Obesity and Metabolic Disease Risk

June 29-30th, 2015

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