Nashville Collaborative Honors

Telly Award-Winning Video: "If Not for Me"

Dr. Shari Barkin and Community Advisory Board members of the Nashville Collaborative describe the collective impact of this partnership, highlighting the GROW study, one of the many projects of the Nashville Collaborative.

2019 Academic Pediatric Association Research Award
Excellence in original, creative and methodologically sound research advancing the general health of children in the areas of understanding the mechanisms of health and disease, methods of education, and innovative ways of providing children’s services.

2018 Invited Session Presentation
The Power of Story: Low-income Family Narratives of What Drives Health Behavior Change. The Obesity Society Annual Conference, Nashville, Tennessee.

2018 Invited Workshop Presentation
Community-Academic Partnerships - from Theory to Action. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Toronto, Canada

2018 Invited Workshop Presentation
Evidence-based Programs To Prevent and Treat Obesity for Families. State of Michigan Parks and Recreation, Lansing, Michigan

2017 Invited Workshop Presentation
Designing and Implementing Evidence-Based, Family-Based Programming for Health. National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA) Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana

2013 Award Publication
A Novel Approach to Characterize Physical Activity Patterns in Preschool-Aged Children. First Annual National Obesity Forum, Atlanta, Georgia

2011 Statewide Achievement Award 
Tennessee American Academy of Pediatrics Special Achievement Award

2011 Best Poster Award
Changing Early Weight Trajectories in Latino Preschoolers. Global Congress for Consensus in Pediatrics and Child Heath, Paris, France