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CHAI Core: Clinical Assessment

ABOUT

Welcome to the CHAI Core’s clinical assessment services. CHAI: Clinical Assessment is a clinical facility located within the UNC Nutrition Research Institute on the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, NC (30 minutes north of Charlotte). The Nutrition Research Institute is committed to conducting innovative, basic and translational science to support the understanding of individualized nutrition. These advances in science promote the prevention and reduction of chronic disease and obesity.


Services

CHAI: Clinical Assessment provides human nutrition research investigators with multidisciplinary services and equipment in one location. In service since 2008, we continue to expand to meet the needs of our clients, and we encourage collaborative as well as independent research. CHAI: Clinical Assessment is complete with examination rooms and equipment, pharmacy, phlebotomy laboratory, specimen laboratory, and furnished consultation rooms. For nutrition intervention studies, it offers a metabolic kitchen specifically designed to support nutrition research. CHAI: Clinical Assessment offers state-of-the-art resources and support for investigators through:

  • Human metabolism and body composition assessments
  • Clinical laboratory and support services
  • Preparation and delivery of precisely designed meals for study participants

To learn more about our facilities and specific services, visit our website. To submit a service request, visit us on iLab.


Contact Us

Martin Kohlmeier

Martin Kohlmeier

Martin Kohlmeier, MD, PhD
Professor, Nutrition
500 Laureate Way
Kannapolis, NC 28081
(704) 250-5023
mkohlmeier@unc.edu

  • Director, Clinical Assessment Services, CHAI Core

Tondra Blevins
Research Technician
500 Laureate Way
Kannapolis, NC 28081
(704) 250-5035
tondra_blevins@unc.edu

  • Research Technician, Clinical Assessment Services, CHAI Core

Jaina Hattabaugh, MPH
Clinical Studies Coordinator
500 Laureate Way
Kannapolis, NC 28081
(704) 250-5075
jaina_hattabaugh@unc.edu

  • Clinical Studies Coordinator

Beth MacIntosh, MPH, RD, LDN
Clinical Nutrition Manager, UNC Healthcare
Metabolic and Nutrition Research Core
Clinical Nutrition Manager, UNC Medical Center
102 Mason Farm Rd, Courtyard Café
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
(984) 974-5786
Beth.macintosh@unchealth.unc.edu

  • Clinical Nutrition Manager

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