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From the Coordinating Center
NOPREN State-of-the-Science
February 13th @ 9am/12pm ET
Follow-up from the Shape Up Somerville Evaluation

Christina Economos, PhD (Dean ad interim Professor, New balance Chair in Childhood Nutrition Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy)

Passcode: 610909
Meeting ID: 910 5393 6229

Laurie Whitsel (AHA) and Jaime Foster (CT State House Rep & Yale Griffin PRC)
January Work Group Meetings
Upcoming topics include:

Intersection between early childhood and the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, & Health, Early Childhood WG

Adapting WISE for rural home visiting, Rural Food Access WG

Water & health-related risk perception behaviors, Drinking Water WG

Evaluation of clinical referral programs to produce prescriptions, Food Security WG

Implementing sustainability practices in hospital food services, Food Service Guidelines WG

Information about upcoming Work Group meetings can be found here.
NOPREN HER Resource Digest
The bi-weekly digest is a joint product of NOPREN and HER.

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International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Special Issue "Improving School Nutrition: Innovations for the 21st Century."

Chapman, L. E., Richardson, S., Harb, A. A., Fear, E., Daly, T. P., Olarte, D. A., Hawley, M., Zukowski, E., Schwartz, C., Maroney, M., & Cohen, J. F. W. (2022). Nutrient Content and Compliance with Sodium Standards in Elementary School Meals in the United States Pre- and Post-COVID-19. Nutrients, 14(24), 5386.
Center for Science in the Public Interest - 2023 Sugar Reduction Summit, 4/25/23-4/27/23

Center for Science in the Public Interest - Virtual Workshop Series: Advocating for a Healthier, Sustainable Campus Beverage Environment, multiple dates





US Government Accountability Office
Chicago Food Policy Action Council - Community Fund Program Manager

Congressional Hunger Center - Chief of Staff, deadline 1/25/23

Congressional Research Services - Research Manager, Agriculture and Food Supply, deadline 1/17/23

Cornell University - Associate Director of the Food and Nutrition Education in Communities Program, review of applications begins 1/15/23 - position open until filled

Duke University - Research Analyst I, Healthy Eating Research

The Food is Medicine Coalition - Project and Communication Associate

The Greater Boston Food Bank - Multiple positions

Johns Hopkins University - Program Officer

National WIC Association - Multiple positions

New England Feeding New England - Project Director, deadline 1/27/23

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Multiple positions, Food Science & Human Nutrition

Union of Concerned Scientists - Farm Bill Campaign Director, deadline 1/31/2023

World Food Program USA - Senior Director, Advocacy & Coalitions
American Society for Nutrition - Call for Abstracts for Nutrition 2023, deadline 3/1/23

Association of State Public Health Nutritionists - ASPHN Leadership Development Program

Center for Regional Food Systems - Call for Citations for an Annotated Bibliography, deadline 1/31/23

COURAGE Program - Application, deadline 3/31/23

Health Equity - Call or Papers - Special Issue: How Stakeholders Are Working to Advance Health Equity, deadline 4/19/23

School Nutrition Foundation - Professional Development Scholarship, deadline 1/31/23
American Society for Nutrition Foundation - Herbalife Nutrition Scholarship

Association of State Public Health Nutritionists - DNPAO Nutrition and Physical Activity Traineeship, deadline 3/15/2023

Association of State Public Health Nutritionists - Health Equity Internship, deadline 6/30/23

CDC Public Health Law - Public Health Law Fellowship, deadline 1/23/23

Center for Science in the Public Interest - CPSI Spring 2023 Federal Affairs Internship, deadline 1/18/23

Congressional Research Service - Graduate Recruit Program

Consortium of Social Science Associations - Internship Opportunity

FoodCorps - FoodCorps Service Member, deadline 1/16/23

Health and Aging - Policy Fellows, deadline 4/17/23
More Than Food, Consulting, LLC. - Translational Research Intern

NIH - OSP Summer Internship Program, deadline 1/31/23

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation - Health Policy Research Scholars, deadline 3/15/23

The Rockefeller Foundation - Summer Associate, U.S. Food Initiative

University of Illinois Chicago - Bridge to Faculty Postdoctoral Research Associate, Health Policy and Admin, deadline 1/31/23

U.S. Foreign Agriculture Service - FAS International Agricultural Internship Program, deadline 2/3/23

Vermont Law & Graduate School - Summer Honors Interns, Center for Agriculture and Food Systems, deadline 1/17/23
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This digest is based on a compilation of news services and listservs developed by Sheila Fleischhacker, PhD, JD, RDN during her time as co-chair of the HER NOPREN COVID-19 Food & Nutrition Work Group and operationalized on a weekly basis by HER. The new bi-weekly digest is created by NOPREN and reviewed by Dr. Fleischhacker. The digest is jointly supported by Healthy Eating Research (HER) and the Nutrition and Obesity Policy Research and Evaluation Network (NOPREN). HER is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; NOPREN is supported by Cooperative Agreement Number 5U48DP00498-05 funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity and Prevention Research Centers Program. The findings and conclusions in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official position of HER, CDC, or DHHS.