I-TOPP, at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, is an innovative research-based PhD/MPH degree program with a focus on obesity prevention and child health and wellbeing.

Funded by the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture, I-TOPP also provides opportunities for broad cross-disciplinary interactions between University of Illinois faculty and scholars with international leaders through the Visiting Faculty Program, Lecture Series, and Biennial Symposium.

Applications are currently being accepted. Visit the I-TOPP Scholar page for more information.


Applications are currently being accepted. Visit the I-TOPP Scholar page for more information.

Upcoming Speaker:
Dr. Melissa Munn-Chernoff, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Associations between eating disorders and childhood/adolescent overweight: Insights from a genetic perspective
Monday, April 5, at 4:00 pm, 1009 Doris Kelly Christopher Hall

Upcoming Speaker:
Dr. David Stodden, University of South Carolina
Examining Trajectories of Health-related Physical Fitness and Obesity: A Developmental Perspective

Thursday, April 9th, at 4:00 pm, 180 Bevier Hall

Upcoming Speaker:
Dr. Kirsten Davison, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Effects of an exergaming biking curriculum on fitness, impulsivity and emotional regulation, among children aged 5-10 with social and emotional disabilities
Monday, May 4th, at 4:00 pm, 180 Bevier Hall