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Childhood Obesity Challenge

Monday, July 9, 2012   (0 Comments)
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Received from Jill Waalen, Deputy Editor, American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Dear AJPM Community:

Are you or someone you know working on an effective project that addresses childhood obesity? The American Journal of Preventive Medicine (AJPM) wants to hear about it.

AJPM announces the opening of the "Childhood Obesity Challenge," an online competition designed to provide new and creative solutions to this public health crisis. The Challenge is open to individuals or teams from any sector, and presents an outlet for innovative solutions to childhood obesity that are outside the standard framework of scientific research publications.

Winners will receive a cash prize and will be featured in the print and online editions of AJPM.

The deadline for submitting entries is 5 pm EDT Aug. 15, 2012. To submit an idea for reducing childhood obesity, or to learn more about the competition, visit .


Jill Waalen, Deputy Editor
American Journal of Preventive Medicine

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