Children and families

The Children and Families SIG will be an interdisciplinary group of ISBNPA members dedicated to research of obesity, behavioral nutrition and physical activity in children and parents.

Our objective is to advance understanding of the complex associations of these behaviors with health outcomes and their biological, environmental, psychological and social determinants. 

SIG Co-Chairs:

Rebecca Stanley
University of Wollongong, Australia
rstanley@uow.edu.au 
Holly Harris
Pen State University, USA
hah5311@psu.edu

SIG Officers:

Leonie Uijtdewilligen
National University of Singapore, Singapore
leonie_uijtdewilligen@nuhs.edu.sg
 
Kathryn Hesketh
kathryn.hesketh@ucl.ac.uk 
 
 

SIG Officers – additional new volunteers; currently confirming commitment:

Jodie Stearns
University of Alberta, Canada
jodie.stearns@ualberta.ca  
 
Alison Massie
University of Texas School of Public Health, USA
alison.m.winters@uth.tmc.edu 
 
Wilmarie du Plessis
20376138@nwu.ac.za 
 
Past Chairs/Co-Chairs
 
Leah Lipsky
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, USA
lipskylm@mail.nih.gov