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Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Will kids use coupons to buy healthier snacks? Initial findings from the CHOMPS Project

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 : 3:30 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.

The CHOMPS Team will be presenting their findings at the 143rd Annual APHA Meeting & Exposition

APHA's Annual Meeting & Exposition is where public health professionals convene, learn, network and engage with peers. With the Annual Meeting, we strengthen the profession of public health, share the latest research and information, promote best practices and advocate for public health issues and policies grounded in research. 

Come experience APHA in Chicago, Oct. 31 - Nov. 4. View the Online Program for a full list of sessions and events. Start planning your time at the Annual Meeting today!


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Monday, November 17, 2014

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. How do kids spend money on food and can we help them spend it more wisely? Sean's research at Tufts gives us insight on how this applies to our lives as well as others.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

The Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston has received a $150,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food & Agriculture (USDA NIFA) for the CHOMPS Pilot Project, a coupon study to promote healthy snack options among adolescents in convenience stores.

The study will determine whether researchers can influence children's food-purchasing decisions by using price promotions for healthier food options in c-stores in Somerville, Mass., a racially diverse community where 68.3% of enrolled school children are low-income, the researchers said.


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