Nutrition News

Gordon-Larsen named associate dean for research

November 2, 2018
Dr. Penny Gordon-Larsen, an internationally recognized obesity researcher with an outstanding record of scholarship and leadership, recently was named the Gillings School's associate dean for research.

Martin to identify interventions to support exclusive breastfeeding in Tanzania

October 29, 2018 Dr. Stephanie Martin was awarded a one-year, $91,500 Trainee Bridge Fund Award from the International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation and the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation. The grant will support her work to identify potential interventions to support exclusive breastfeeding among mothers in urban Tanzania.

Mayer-Davis reappointed as nutrition chair

October 12, 2018
Dr. Beth Mayer-Davis has been reappointed to a 5-year term as chair of the Gillings School's nutrition department. "I am impressed and highly motivated on a daily basis by the deep dedication and incredible talent of our department's students, faculty and staff,” she said.