Preventing the development of obesity in childhood is a public health priority. The Childhood Obesity Prevention Training (COPT) program in the College of Health and Human Development at Penn State is preparing a new generation of scholars to address this challenging health issue. This video, produced by WPSU, highlights the innovative research being conducted as part of the training program by several of the graduate trainees. COPT is an interdisciplinary pre-doctoral graduate training program supported by Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Grant no. 2011-67001-30117 Program area A2121 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Childhood Obesity Prevention Challenge Area.