IOM Institute of Medicine

IOTF International Obesity Task Force

ISIS Initiative on the Study and Implementation of Systems

ITS Interrupted time series

L.E.A.D. Locate Evidence, Evaluate Evidence, Assemble Evidence, Inform Decisions

MATCH Multilevel Approach to Community Health

MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology

NCCOR National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research

NCI National Cancer Institute

NHANES National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

NIH National Institutes of Health

PATCH Planned Approach to Community Health

RCT Randomized controlled trial

RD Regression discontinuity

REACH Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health

RE-AIM Reach, Effectiveness, Adoption, Implementation, Maintenance

RWJF The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

SD Standard deviation

SERCA Special Emphasis Research Career Award

SSB Sugar-sweetened beverage

SUTVA Stable unit treatment value assumption

TREND Transparent Reporting of Evaluations with Nonrandomized Designs

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture

USPSTF United States Preventive Services Task Force

WHO World Health Organization

WIC Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children

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