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.

The faculty and staff of I-TOPP and STRONG Kids received the Team Award for Excellence at the 2015 College of ACES and Paul A. Funk Recognition Awards Ceremony Monday, April 13th. 

 

"Nature-based preschools - Integrating Best Practices of Environmental and Early Childhood Education into One Program Model"
Rachel Larimore, Director of Education, Chippewa Nature Center
November 16, 2015