Providing leadership in designing and implementing new initiatives to prevent childhood obesity, 2011-2013

With this grant, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) seeks to engage the University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, in strategy implementation, program management and relationship building aimed at achieving the Foundation's goal of reversing the epidemic of childhood obesity. This grant will allow the University to devote 80 percent of the time of a faculty pediatrician to work with RWJF to develop and implement programs and strategies to prevent childhood obesity.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $619,003.00

Awarded on: 8/26/2011

Time frame: 7/1/2011 - 6/30/2013

Grant Number: 69377


University of Colorado School of Medicine

Anschutz Medical Campus, Building 500
13001 East 17th Place Campus Box C290
Aurora, 80045-2559


Shale L. Wong
Project Director