The UW Center for Obesity Research (UW-COR) is facilitating interdisciplinary research that addresses biomedical, social, economic, and environmental aspects of obesity. UW-COR’s objective 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.
Core Services Offered
Spatial nutritional epidemiology methods and techniques; geographic mapping of obesity and social disparities
NIH/NIDDK from 2008-2022
Stephen Hawes, Chair, Epidemiology
Related UW Entities
Department of Epidemiology, Department of Urban Design & Planning
Kaiser Permanente California, Kaiser Permanente Washington