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UNC NORC P&F Symposium: “From Pilot Data to Federal Funding: Lessons from P&F Program Award Winners”

November 10, 2020

The UNC NORC Pilot and Feasibility (P&F) Program presents a virtual symposium, “From Pilot Data to Federal Funding: Lessons from Pilot and Feasibility Program Award Winners,” on Thursday, March 11, 2021 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM ET. Registration is required for Zoom details. The symposium will feature keynote speaker and P&F awardee Dr. Penny Gordon-Larsen and presentations from P&F award winners Dr. Kyle S. Burger, Dr. Rachel W. Goode, Dr. Abbie Smith-Ryan, and Dr. Maya Styner. Speakers will discuss their current research, their experiences as a P&F awardee, and their transition from gathering pilot data to securing federal funding. The … Read More »

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Boston NORC Annual Symposium: COVID-19, Nutrition, and Obesity

October 14, 2020

Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center Annual Symposium COVID-19, Nutrition, and Obesity Friday, December 4, 2020 8:45AM-12:00PM “The changing face of epidemiology during COVID-19. Lessons learned and opportunities for BNORC investigators” Jorge E. Chavarro, MD, ScD Associate Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Department of Nutrition, Department of Epidemiology Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health “Does Vitamin D Reduce the Risk of COVID-19?” JoAnn E. Manson, MD, MPH, DrPH Chief, Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Professor of Medicine and the Michael and Lee Bell Professor of Women’s Health, Harvard Medical School, Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard … Read More »

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1st Virtual Mid-Atlantic NORC Symposium

October 14, 2020

We are pleased to announce the 1st Virtual Mid-Atlantic NORC Symposium! Featuring: Sadaf Farooqi Sadaf Farooqi, FMedSci, is a Wellcome Trust Senior Research fellow in Clinical Science, Professor of Metabolism and Medicine at the University of Cambridge and a consultant physician at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, UK Date:          Monday, November 9, 2020 Time:          9:00AM – 1:00PM EST Location:   The program will be conducted remotely via Zoom. Please join the Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Obesity Research Center to share a day of learning and discussion with some of the brightest minds at UMB and JHU. The Symposium will begin with a Keynote presentation by … Read More »

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NORCH 7th Annual Pilot and Feasibility Research Symposium

October 14, 2020

The Nutrition Obesity Research Center at Harvard (NORCH) is pleased to present its 7th Annual Pilot and Feasibility Research Symposium. It will be held VIRTUALLY on Thursday, October 22, 2020 @ 1:30 – 3:30PM (EST). Please click here for the link to the agenda, which has the livestream link for the day-of as well. Please reach out to HarvardNORC@mgh.harvard.edu with any questions or concerns.

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NORC Initiative to Advance the Careers of Researchers from Groups Underrepresented in Academia

August 24, 2020

The Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs), supported by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), host an initiative to identify the barriers and challenges to success of scientists from URiA groups and to identify actionable strategies to overcome these challenges. The goal is to provide specific recommendations to improve equity and inclusion for the NORCs, NORC-associated institutional leadership, and scientific societies such as the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) and The Obesity Society (TOS). Each event is from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Central). And all sessions will be recorded and widely distributed through NORCs, NIDDK, … Read More »

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UNC-CH NORC July 2020 Newsletter

July 6, 2020

UNC-CH NORC July 2020 Newsletter

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UNC-CH NORC April 2020 Newsletter

June 15, 2020

UNC-CH NORC April 2020 Newsletter

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UNC-CH NORC January 2020 Newsletter

June 15, 2020

UNC-CH NORC January 2020 Newsletter

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NORCH Bulletin May 2020

June 15, 2020

NORCH Newsletter May 2020 (Issue #21)

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NORCH Bulletin March 2020

June 15, 2020

NORCH Newsletter March 2020 (Issue #20)

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