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Vision Statement

Achieve national leadership and recognition in interdisciplinary Obesity research and education.

Mission Statement

Develop interdisciplinary basic clinical and community translational research to prevent and treat Obesity along with its related complications, using innovative collaborations and strategic partnerships.


  • Integrity & Trust
  • Respect for Interdisciplinary Teamwork & Diversity
  • Mentoring & Training
  • Compassion & Dedication
  • Multidisciplinary & Dynamic Knowledge Development and Dissemination
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2nd Annual ORC Meeting and Poster Competition
May 6, 2015
CoHS 169, 3-8 p.m.

Keynote Speaker: Dean Cynthia Peterson, College of Sciences at Louisiana State University
Topic: Transdisciplinary Research

Please join us on Thursday, April 30, at 4 p.m. in HS room 169. Dr. David Allison, Director of the NIH funded Nutrition and Obesity Research Center at the University of Alabama, will be presenting on “Obesity, Myths and Facts”.

View Obesity Research Seminar Series Schedule.

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