UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC)

Enrichment Program

The Enrichment Program is an essential component of the NORC. The activities of our Program are specifically designed to foster the exchange of knowledge and ideas among faculty members, trainees, research staff and the community at large. These activities span basic science, translational science, and nutrition and obesity relevant to community engagement and policy.


Upcoming Enrichment Program Events

Dr. Vickie Suggs-Jones, “What Are My Biases? Implicit Bias Inventory and Dialogue”
UNC Department of Nutrition Seminar Series
Friday, October 9, 2020
2:30 – 3:30 PM ET
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Dr. Nikki A. Ford, “The Avocado Nutrition Center: Working for a Quasi-Federal Organization”
UNC Department of Nutrition Seminar Series
Friday, November 6, 2020
2:30 – 3:30 PM ET
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Dr. Simin Liu, “Precision, Personalized, and Global Nutrition: Why, What, and How?”
UNC Department of Nutrition Seminar Series
Friday, February 5, 2021
2:30 – 3:30 PM ET
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Heterogeneity in Obesity: Implications for Cancer and Related Obesity-Associated Outcomes
Interdisciplinary Nutrition Sciences Symposium
June 21-22, 2021
Virtual Symposium

Past Enrichment Program Events

Department of Nutrition Seminar Series Archive

Nutrigenetics, Nutrigenomics, and Precision Nutrition Logo

Nutrigenetics, Nutrigenomics and Precision Nutrition Short Course

Nutrition Research Institute
June 3-6, 2019
Kannapolis, NC

Synergizing Animal and Human Obesity Research

1st Annual Interdisciplinary Nutrition Sciences Symposium
July 24-25, 2019
Chapel Hill, NC

Interdisciplinary Nutrition Symposium Logo
Defining Precision Nutrition Symposium Logo

Defining Precision Nutrition Symposium

Nutrition Research Institute
May 1-2, 2018
Kannapolis, NC

Contact Us

Ian Carroll

Dr. Ian Carroll

Ian Carroll, PhD
Assistant Professor, Nutrition
7312C Medical Biomolecular Research Building
111 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
(919) 843-4893
ian_carroll@med.unc.edu

  • Director, Enrichment Program