The Texas Tech Obesity Research Institute (ORI) conducts interdisciplinary research to address the complexity of Obesity from the biological, behavioral, environmental and societal aspects. This centralized research infrastructure promotes translational, basic, clinical and community research to understand the etiology, complications and effective prevention and treatment of Obesity. The ultimate goal is to take an active role in improving quality of life, locally and globally.
Our Strategic Plan
Achieve national leadership and recognition in interdisciplinary Obesity research and education.
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
Strategic Priorities and Goals
Strategic Planning Report 2019-2025
Expand and Enhance Research and Creative Scholarship
Enhance Academic Environment through Faculty, Postdoc and Student Success and Diversity
Further Outreach and Multidisciplinary Collaborations (Internal and External)