NIH: Office of Disease Prevention


Physical Activity Workshop

December 13–14, 2012
Bethesda, Maryland

The Physical Activity Workshop examined effective evidence-based interventions for initiating and sustaining physical activity, barriers to achieving the federal Physical Activity Guidelines published in 2008, NIH's physical activity research portfolio, and emerging research methodologies.

Consensus Development Program

The Consensus Development Program produced evidence-based consensus statements addressing controversial medical issues important to researchers, health care providers, policymakers, patients, and the general public.

Medicine in the Media Course

Medicine in the Media was a 3-day course in which journalists covering medical issues could improve their skills of evaluating science stories and reporting research in the most accurate way possible.

Past ODP Events

Measurement of Physical Activity in Children and Adolescents
Medicine: Mind the Gap
Presented by Russell R. Pate, Ph.D.
January 17, 2018
Automating Machine Learning for Prevention Research
Medicine: Mind the Gap
Presented by Jason Moore, Ph.D.
August 29, 2017
Use of the Electronic Medical Record in Prevention Research
Medicine: Mind the Gap
Presented by William M. Vollmer, Ph.D.
June 15, 2017