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
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
American Journal of