Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

National Academy of Sciences

Washington, D.C.



The private society of distinguished scholars is engaged in scientific and engineering research and dedicated to furthering the use of science and technology for the public good. The NAS anchors the Institute of Medicine, which is using this three-year grant to establish a Roundtable on Obesity Solutions that engages diverse stakeholders in promoting cohesive, coordinated policy changes and action to address America’s obesity crisis.