Nutrition & Obesity Policy Research & Evaluation Network (NOPREN)

NOPREN is a collaborative, equity-focused applied research network that informs policies and practices designed to improve nutrition and prevent obesity.

NOPREN members include researchers and practitioners interested in how policies and programs enacted at the federal, state, tribal, and local levels impact families’ food security, access to healthy food and water, and overall nutrition and health.

How NOPREN Members Engage With the Network


NOPREN is hiring a Communications Fellow!

The Nutrition and Obesity Policy Research and Evaluation Network (NOPREN) is seeking a part-time Communications Fellow who can manage and grow our digital presence and provide general communications support. This position is an excellent opportunity to develop your health communications skills, while gaining exposure to a national network of nutrition and obesity experts.  

Fellow responsibilities include:

  • Managing NOPREN’s social media channels, including drafting, editing, curating, designing, and posting relevant content
  • Tracking social media analytics
  • Developing content for NOPREN’s twice monthly electronic newsletters
  • Assisting with the creation and implementation of communications calendar - Assisting with packaging resources, publications and other NOPREN communications into NOPREN-branded templates for dissemination

Click here to learn more about the position or click here to apply.




Early Childhood Work Group Meeting

Date: Monday, December 13, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Healthy Food Retail Work Group Meeting

Date: Tuesday, December 14, 2021 - 9:00am to 10:00am

School Wellness Work Group Meeting

Date: Tuesday, December 14, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

School Wellness Work Group

Date: Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm