Accelerating Improvement in Childhood Obesity
WHAT: A project to engage stakeholders and identify the best clinical practices and innovative strategies being used in the United States.
WHO: The project involved nearly 400 individuals representing 100 multi-sector organizations across the United States.
WHEN: January 2005 to March 2007
FUNDER: This project was funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
NICHQ'S ROLE: Conducted an a strategic meeting for organizational representatives (Invitational Summit) and a public conference for front line providers (National Congress) to lay the foundation for a learning network and knowledge management system to accelerate improvement in clinical components of prevention and treatment of childhood obesity. Provided best practice implementation assistance and support for frontline providers.