Month: August 2015

CHIP Research News – July 2015

This spring, CHIP continued to play a pivotal role in fostering new interdisciplinary research collaborations for the University in the areas of health behavior and behavior change.

A second high-profile research enterprise became a center within CHIP. UConn HOPES, an interdisciplinary research collaborative involving many CHIP principal investigators and affiliates, recently received a five-year federal contract to serve as one of 13 designated Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPCs) nationwide and joined CHIP soon after the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity did so. EPCs are tasked with providing healthcare providers, insurers, and policy makers comprehensive reviews of the latest research and advising them on best practices based on their scientific analyses.