What We Do

Grants

Current Projects

2016-2017    Healthy Bites: Improving Children’s Meals and Dietary Quality in the Restaurant Setting (Bellows, L, CO-PI and Miller, J, CO-PI), College of Health and Human Sciences Mini-Grant. $4,955

2016             Group-based physical activity for rural cancer survivors (Leach, H., PI). American Cancer Society. $2,000.

2015-2020    Bridging Home and Preschool Environments to Promote Healthy Eating and Activity Behaviors and Prevent Obesity in Early Childhood. (Bellows, L, PI; Johnson, S.L., Co-PI; Chamberlin, B., Co-PI). USDA NIFA AFRI. $4,989,552.

2015-2017    The Home Food Environment: Linking Home Food Availability with Nutritional Health and Chronic Disease Risk. (Bellows, L, PI; Co-PI; Johnson, S.L., Co-PI; Boles, R., Co-PI). Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. $59,169.

2012-2017    Cooking with Kids 2.0: Plus Parents and Play (CWK 2.0. (Cunningham-Sabo, L., PI). USDA NIFA AFRI. $2,500,000.

Recently Completed Projects

2010-2016    A Longitudinal Study to Assess if the Effectiveness of a Preschool Nutrition and Physical Activity Program is sustained in Elementary School. (Anderson, J., Co-PI; Davies, P., Co-PI; Johnson, S., Co-PI; W. Gavin, Co-I; R. Boles, Co-I) USDA NIFA AFRI. $1,499,439.

2015-2016    Understanding the Home Food Environment and its Link to Chronic Disease Risk in Families with Young Children: An Exploratory Study. (Bellows, L, PI; Johnson, S.L., Co-PI; Boles, R., Co-PI). CSU Public Health Seed Grant. $19,812.

2012-2014    Understanding the Home Environment to Address Obesity Prevention in Young Children. (Bellows, L, PI; Davies, P, Co-PI; Johnson, S.L., Co-PI; Boles, R., Co-PI). Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. $49,957.