Administrative Core

The Administrative Core is responsible for the overall business administration and daily management of the UNC NORC. The Core provides comprehensive scientific leadership, research oversight, budgetary management, and administrative support for the research center. In addition to being the supportive structure of the NORC, the Administrative Core is also responsible for:

  • Managing and organizing the activities of the internal and external advisory committees
  • Promoting the techniques, methodologies, instrumentation, and resources offered by the core facilities
  • Supporting the integration of bioinformatics, biostatistics, clinical research, nutrigenomics, and metabolomics into clinical and translational research
  • Managing the mobile body composition unit and choline & metabolites research lab
  • Administering the pilot & feasibility program to support investigators exploring new and innovative research concepts in nutrition and obesity
  • Coordinating enrichment activities, including seminars, conferences, community outreach, and training opportunities
  • Facilitating communication and fostering collaborations among research base members
  • Increasing the visibility of the NORC within the scientific and lay communities
  • Serving as the central point of contact for the Center and is the liaison between the NORC, the university, and the community

 


Core Personnel

Steven H. Zeisel, MD, PhD
Director
2115 Michael Hooker Research Center
Campus Box 7461
(919) 843-4731
steven_zeisel@unc.edu

Elizabeth Mayer-Davis, PhD
Deputy Director
245 Rosenau Hall
Campus Box 7461
(919) 966-7218
beth_mayer-davis@unc.edu

Rosalind A. Coleman, MD
Associate Director/Director of P&F Program
2301 Michael Hooker Research Center
Campus Box 7461
(919) 966-7213
rcoleman@unc.edu

Michelle Collins, MPA
Managing Director
2115 Michael Hooker Research Center
Campus Box 7461
(919) 966-3474
mcc@email.unc.edu


Contact Us

For more information about the Administrative Core, please contact:
Michelle Collins, MPA
Managing Director
2115 Michael Hooker Research Center
Campus Box 7461
(919) 966-3474
mcc@email.unc.edu