PREVENT

The goal of this study is to determine if the pediatric care redesign with evidence-based screening, patient-centered education, negotiated decision-making and health information technology to reverse childhood obesity clinical improvement initiative is improving the quality of care by examining process and outcome measures associated with parent-child exposure to PREVENT. 

This study aims to validate associations between parenting practices, child behavior and home environments on child growth with earlier studies and add new insights examining associations between FNPA constructs, longitudinal growth trajectories and health outcomes. The findings from this study will be used to continuously improve the quality of care for the primary prevention of pediatric obesity.