NIH seeks comments on obesity research plan
The National Institutes of Health invites public comment on the draft Strategic Plan for NIH Obesity Research. The plan, which will be used to guide future funding by various NIH institutes and centers, describes new scientific opportunities for obesity research. Areas covered include: biological, behavioral, and environmental determinants of obesity; interventions for promoting healthy weight; dissemination and implementation of interventions; and research methods and measurement.
See the NIH Obesity Plan webpage for instructions on submitting comments. The deadline is October 14, 2010.