mother and daugther at storeThe California Department of Health Care Services and UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement are partnering to develop and test an obesity prevention project, called Project Connect, to reduce the risk and prevalence of obesity and projected health care costs among low-income Californians. This project is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program—Education, in partnership with the California Department of Social Services.

 

Project Connect consists of three phases: (1) formative research; (2) program development and pilot testing; and (3) impact evaluation and translation of results. 

The California Department of Health Care Services and Institute for Population Health Improvement at the University of California Davis Health are partnering to conduct an obesity prevention project to reduce the risk and prevalence of obesity and reduce projected health care costs among Medi-Cal members who are eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed). This project is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture SNAP-Ed, in partnership with the California Department of Social Services. Read more by clicking here.