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UNC Nutrition Obesity
Research Center

Our center is one of 11 centers in the country funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases that is specifically designed to enhance the efficiency, productivity, effectiveness and multidisciplinary nature of nutrition and obesity-related research.

 

Message from the Co-Directors

“Our ultimate goal as a research center is to encourage and facilitate increased, cost-effective, collaboration among multidisciplinary groups of investigators conducting nutrition and obesity-related research studies.”.

Elizabeth Mayer-Davis, Phd

Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor of Nutrition and Medicine
Chair, Department of Nutrition

Raz Shaikh, Phd

Associate Professor of Nutrition
Associate Chair for Research, Department of Nutrition