Current Projects: Dr. Nigg as Principal Investigator

This project evaluates the implementation of a worksite wellness policy. The Maui Nutrition and Physical Activity Coalition will be approaching Maui worksites at a workshop to implement a worksite wellness policy which we will evaluate.

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(Co-PI Nigg, PI Camonia Long)


This is a collaboration with Waipahu High school to describe the health behaviors of participating adolescents and their families, to determine the influence of parents and peers on the health behaviors of participating adolescents and older adults, and to educate their students in the research process and to promote students to actively conduct research projects in the health behavior area.

1R01HD057229-01A2 (PI Nigg, Multiple PIs)

IPLAY-The Impact of an Environmental and Curriculum Change on Children's Obesity Related Behaviors

iplayThis project examines the effects of a physical change to the built environment in combination with a curriculum intervention on elementary school children’s obesity related behaviors.

ASO 13-113 Hawaii DOH (PI Nigg, Multiple PIs)
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division

State Epidemiological Outcome Workgroup (SEOW) Project

This project is to create state and county profiles for alcohol and substance use, provide trainings on the profiles, and reinvigorate the SEOW.