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Harvard University Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity

Comprehensive Center

First funded : 1998

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Core Research Focus

Reducing obesity among young people by improving nutrition and physical activity

Core Research Projects

Current (2010–2014)
Out of School Time Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative (OSNAP)

Past (19982009)
Clinical Interventions to Prevent Childhood Overweight
Boston Collaboration for Youth Physical Activity
Planet Health—A Health Education Program for School Children
Play Across Boston—Unequal Opportunities for Youths in Boston to Participate in Sports and Physical Activity Programs


Special Interest Projects (SIPs)


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Contact Information

Center
Harvard School of Public Health
Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity
401 Park Drive, 4th Floor West
Boston, MA 02215

Director/Principal Investigator
Steven Gortmaker, PhD
Phone: (617) 432-1029
Fax: (617) 432-3123
E-mail: sgortmak@hsph.harvard.edu

Deputy Director
Charles Deutsch, ScD
Phone: (617) 432-3936
E-mail: cdeutsch@hsph.harvard.edu

Deputy Director
Angie Cradock, ScD
Phone: (617) 384-8933
Fax: (617) 384-8730
E-mail: acradock@hsph.harvard.edu

 

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