Office of Research
UW Center for Obesity Research
The aim of UW Center for Obesity Research (UW-COR) is to facilitate interdisciplinary research that addressesto study social, economic, and environmental aspects dimensions of obesity. This Center brings together experts from Public Health, Epidemiology, Nutrition, Urban Planning and Architecture, Biostatistics and Medicine. The objectiveUWCOR’s mission is to advance science and improve health by aligning research aims with local, state, and national policy objectives. The Center's long-term goal is to translate research results into evidence-based strategies for obesity prevention and treatment.
NIH-P20 exploratory grant from 2004-09;
NIH grant R01DK076608 from 2008-2020
Howard Frumkin, Dean, School of Public Health
Related UW Entities:
Center for Public Health Nutrition