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An announcement regarding new faculty member, Dr. Wei Bao, Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health

The Obesity Research and Education Initiative (OREI) and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center (FOEDRC) are proud to welcome new faculty member, Dr. Wei Bao, in the Department of Epid...

Julien Sebag Awarded Carver Trust Young Investigator Award

Message from Kevin Campbell, Chair, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics.

Kathleen Janz presented at the National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Physical Activity: Moving Toward Obesity Solutions

Dr. Kathleen Janz, Professor in the Department of Health and Human Physiology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Associate Director of the Obesity Research and Education Initiative at the...

Michael Lutter et al., advance understanding of gene linked to eating disorders

Michael Lutter, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry in the Carver College of Medicine and a member of the Obesity Research and Education Initiative, and a team of researchers ...

Lucas Carr to present at the annual Society of Behavioral Medicine Conference

Dr. Lucas Carr, Assistant Professor in the Department of Health and Human Physiology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a member the Obesity Research and Education Initiative at the Unive...

Upcoming Events

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June

01

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Dysregulation of PAI-1 in Obesity and Thrombosis

Steven Lentz , MD, PhD
Henry Hamilton Professor of Hematology
Internal Medicine
University of Iowa

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC/OREI


June

08

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Weight Loss Interventions and Functional Health in an Aging Society

Jack Rejeski , PhD
Thurman D. Kitchin Professor
Health and Exercise Science
Wake Forest University

Event Announcement

Hosted by: FOEDRC/OREI


June

15

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

1289 CBRB

Diabetes and Obesity Talks

Justin  Grobe , PhD
Assistant Professor
Pharmacology
University of Iowa

Hosted by: FOEDRC/OREI