Research at the NIH to Evaluate "Natural Experiments" Related to Obesity and Diabetes

Date: Monday, April 28, 2014

Time: 2:00-3:00 PM ET

Category: Study Designs

Presenters provide background on NIH's efforts to support rigorous evaluation of natural experiments in policy, environment/communities, and healthcare related to obesity and diabetes. They then discuss study design considerations, review the current funding announcements, and highlight progress and lessons learned.

Presenters

Dr. Christine M. Hunter

Dr. Christine M. Hunter

Organization: Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, NIH

Dr. Robin McKinnon

Dr. Robin McKinnon

Organization: Food and Drug Administration