The Building Capacity for Obesity Prevention Project (BCOP) is a partnership between Case Western Reserve University, The Ohio State University, SNAP-Ed program, and the Ohio Department of Health, Creating Healthy Communities (CHC) program. Click here to learn more about the BCOP project and the PSE READI assessments.

Case Western Reserve University

Darcy Freedman, PhD, MPH, Principal Investigator
Darcy Freedman, PhD, MPH, Principal Investigator
Jarrod Dalton, PhD, Co-Investigator
Jarrod Dalton, PhD, Co-Investigator
David Ngendahimana, PhD, Post-Doctoral Scholar
David Ngendahimana, PhD, Post-Doctoral Scholar
Elizabeth Benninger, PhD, Post-Doctoral Scholar
Elizabeth Benninger, PhD, Post-Doctoral Scholar
Keren Valerus, MPH, MS, Project Coordinator
Keren Valerus, MPH, MS, Project Coordinator
Jennifer King
Jennifer A. King, PhD, MS, Research Associate

The Ohio State University/SNAP-Ed

Pat Bebo, MS, RD, LD, Co-Investigator
Pat Bebo, MS, RD, LD, Co-Investigator
Ana Claudia Zubieta, PhD, Co-Investigator
Ana Claudia Zubieta, PhD, Co-Investigator
Carol Smathers, MS, MPH, Co-Investigator
Carol Smathers, MS, MPH, Co-Investigator
Daniel Remley, PhD, Co-Investigator
Daniel Remley, PhD, Co-Investigator
Kate Varney
Kate Varney, Project Coordinator

Ohio Department of Health/Creating Healthy Communities (CHC)

Sarah Ginnetti, RD, LD, Co-Investigator
Sarah Ginnetti, RD, LD, Co-Investigator

BCOP Study Contact information

Darcy Freedman, PhD, MPH
BCOP Principal Investigator

For more information, contact us at bcop@case.edu.

The Building Capacity for Obesity Prevention (BCOP) project is a partnership between Case Western Reserve University, The Ohio State University, SNAP-Ed program; and the Ohio Department of Health, Creating Healthy Communities program. BCOP is supported by a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (G-1819-17-0539). This website does not reflect the official views or policies of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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  • Creating Healthy Communities
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