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The COPTR Principal Investigators and NHLBI Project Officer


The Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment Research (COPTR) program is among the first long-term obesity prevention and treatment research studies in children. Two obesity prevention and two obesity treatment multi-level randomized trials will be conducted over seven years. Investigators will collaborate with local, state, and national organizations on these efforts.

COPTR is sponsored by the NHLBI, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), and the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR).

COPTR field center are located at:
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Stanford University, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

The coordinating center for the program is University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill