African American Collaborative Obesity Research Network
Center for Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
8th Floor Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104

AACORN | African American Collaborative Obesity Network


Workshop Registration Fee Includes:

All workshop materials, access to all sessions, and most meals (Wednesday, dinner; Thursday, continental breakfast, lunch, and evening heavy hors d'oeuvres; Friday, continental breakfast and lunch).

*Early Bird Registration Has Been Extended until June 30, 2014*

6th AACORN  Workshop Registration Fees

Early Bird
April 15 - June 30
July 1 - August 12
August 13 - 15

PhD student with a minimum of two years completed in a recognized doctoral program

$100 $200 $300
Academic Scholar
Assistant professor or higher at a university or research center
$200 $300 $400
Community Research Partner
Individual working in a community setting (e.g. member of a CBPR partnership or coalition, etc.) who is actively engaged in work relevant to obesity prevention, health promotion and health equity
$200 $300 $400
Health Professional/ Public & Private Sector Official/ Other Professional $200 $300 $400

2014 AACORN Workshop Space is Limited - Register

If you would like to pay by check please choose the appropriate category in the below Registration Box, when the payment options appear, please choose other payment options and a Pay by Check button will appear. There will not be a fee if you pay by check. Once you complete your registration online, please mail your check made payable to Gramercy Research Group.

Please reference AACORN on the memo line of your check and send it to:

AACORN Workshop c/o Gramercy Research Group
500 West 4th Street, Suite 203
Winston Salem, NC  27101


If you would like to pay by credit card, please submit your information on our secured site (see the Register Now tab below). * An option to pay onsite will be available at a higher cost; however the availability will be limited.


You will receive an email confirmation that your workshop registration has been processed upon receipt of your full registration fee. If you do not receive a confirmation email within five business days of submitting your full payment, please contact Melissa Higgs at x103.

Register Online


Cancellations must be received in writing by 5:00 p.m. (EDT) on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. Cancellations received by August 5th will be processed with a $50 administrative fee deducted from the refund. Please note, we are not able to provide refunds after August 5th for no shows or cancellations due to illness, travel, work, family, inclement weather, emergency situations, or any other reason outside our control.

Mail cancellation requests to:

Melissa Higgs
AACORN Workshop Cancellation C/O Gramercy Research Group
500 West 4th Street, Suite 203
Winston Salem, NC 27101

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