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John Easterbrook, PhD

John Easterbrook, PhD

Managing Director
Nutrition Obesity Research Center
  • Nutrition Obesity Research Center
  • Gillings School of Global Public Health
  • 259 Rosenau Hall, CB # 7461
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27599
  • USA

Staff/Administrative Duties

Dr. Easterbrook oversees the day-to-day administration of the UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center (an NIH-funded P30 grant). His duties include financial management, including grant expenditure monitoring, budget revisions, and monthly financial reporting. He also coordinates the grant writing process for progress reports and renewal proposals, including drafting sections and editing and compiling project data. Dr. Easterbrook develops educational outreach components and administers the seminar series that disseminates project data to collaborators. He also maintains the project's web and social media presence.


PhD, English, New York University, 2015

MA, English, New York University, 2008

BA, English, Manhattan College, 2004

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