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Ronne Ostby Joins Fors Marsh Group as Vice President, Communication Research

ARLINGTON, Va. — Jan. 16, 2018 — Fors Marsh Group (FMG) named Ronne Ostby as its new Vice President of Communication Research. Ms. Ostby joins FMG from ICF, where she served as Vice President and Director of Strategy and Planning. In her role at ICF, she oversaw and led the development of social marketing and health communications initiatives addressing some of today’s most cri ...

Can Wearable Fitness Trackers Help Meet Physical Activity Goals?

Similar to in years past, weight loss behaviors such as diet and exercise are among the most popular New Year’s resolutions in 2018. But in order to increase their exercise behaviors successfully, people must be able to accurately measure their exercise. Unfortunately, most of us are notoriously bad at doing this ourselves. Research shows that people often overestimate their ex ...

Our Top Five Most Visited FMG Blog Posts of 2017

Website personalization has been on the rise for years, with big data enabling companies to segment their audience in real time. Ultimately, user experience (UX) and design will decide just how effective personalization is. The Fors Marsh Group blog was busy in 2017, publishing 27 blog posts with insights from our experts into how we solve the toughest challenges. Here is a lis ...

2017 National Sexual Assault Conference: From Courageous Conversations to Critical Action

Earlier this year, Fors Marsh Group (FMG) attended the 2017 National Sexual Assault Conference (NSAC) in Dallas, Texas. Because FMG researchers stay engaged in current research, they attended NSAC to further identify and educate themselves on trends and different perspectives on the national climate. Presenters and attendees included researchers, advocates, law enforcement, and ...

Food Cues and Eating Behavior: Takeaways from ObesityWeek 2017

From October 31–November 2, I represented Fors Marsh Group (FMG) at ObesityWeek, the annual joint meeting of The Obesity Society (TOS) and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). I was particularly excited to attend ObesityWeek because it is the preeminent conference in the obesity field and brings together leading researchers and advocates. As a behavi ...

Counting Progress on World AIDS Day 2017

World AIDS Day, designated on December 1 every year, is a time to show support for people living with HIV/AIDS and to remember those who have lost their lives to AIDS-related illnesses. Since the catastrophic rise in the number of HIV/AIDS cases in the United States beginning in the early 1980s, science and public health have progressed in learning more about the disease as wel ...

How to Talk About Sensitive Issues in Focus Groups

Focus groups can be a powerful tool for gathering data on experiences, beliefs, attitudes, and perceptions. But what if the topic is one that people might consider sensitive, such as sexual assault, bankruptcy, or alcohol abuse? At FMG, when we conduct focus groups on these topics, we are aware that participants may, understandably, not want to talk about these issues in front ...

Fors Marsh Group Achieves B Corporation Certification

Fors Marsh Group (FMG) is proud to announce it is officially a Certified B Corporation. FMG is the first Washington, D.C.,-area research company to earn this honor and joins a community of Certified B Corporations committed to a higher standard of overall social and environmental performance, transparency and accountability. To become certified, FMG met a rigorous set of standa ...

Fors Marsh Group Awarded DCPAS Recruitment and Marketing Contract

The Department of Defense (DoD) awarded a contract to Fors Marsh Group (FMG) to evaluate the knowledge and attitudes high-quality job applicants have toward DoD civilian job opportunities and associated recruitment and marketing efforts. In partnership with the Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Service (DCPAS), FMG will develop an innovative research plan that will uncover ke ...

Fors Marsh Group Wins NIH Contract to Improve Website Usability

Fors Marsh Group (FMG) earned a contract with the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) under the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct usability testing of the NIMH website. FMG will identify ways to improve the web content, navigation structure, mobile friendliness, graphics, communication tools, and interactive content. The NIMH website serves as the principal ...

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