To support and disseminate investigator-initiated and commissioned research to identify effective policy and environmental strategies to ensure that children in the United States are at a healthy weight by 2025, especially in populations and communities at greatest risk.
- $149,954.00 awarded to University of Illinois at Chicago - Analyzing the impact on the jobs market of implementing a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages
- $45,000.00 awarded to Stanford University - Examining how increases in earned income tax credits, food prices and neighborhood context affect children's BMI
- $75,000.00 awarded to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention - Evaluating the quality of child-care nutrition, physical activity and screen-time practices to inform policies to prevent childhood obesity
- $147,070.00 awarded to Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health - Framing messages for taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages
- $170,000.00 awarded to Yale University Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity - Informing the U.S. Department of Agriculture's forthcoming regulations on dietary guidelines for preschoolers