A Study of Health for The Next Generation

Project Viva is a ground breaking longitudinal research study of women and children. The goal of Project Viva is to find ways to improve the health of mothers and their children by looking at the effects of mother's diet as well as other factors during pregnancy and after birth.

Project Viva in the News

Project Viva Investigator Elsie Taveras, MD, MPH, found that children who did not get enough sleep in early childhood were at greater risk of behavioral problems and poor executive function skills in mid-childhood.

Updated March 24, 2017


Dr. Matthew Gillman, Project Viva founder and former Principal Investigator, has been selected to head the a new office at the National Institutes of Health: Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO). As Program Director of ECHO, Dr. Gillman will lead the seven-year initiative to determine early origins of child health outcomes.

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