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  • MCOR sessions to foster collaboration and build partnerships

    In his new role as director of clinical and population science for the Mississippi Center for Obesity Research (MCOR), Dr. Dan Jones will meet and brainstorm with Medical Center faculty and staff interested in the clinical management of obesity or clinical population research in two upcoming sessions. The goal of the sessions is to help provide assistance and insight in helping MCOR achieve its goals of fostering collaborative efforts among faculty and building strategic partnerships throughout the state to reduce obesity and it's associated diseases.

    The sessions are scheduled from Noon - 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 3, in room G151-01 (on the first floor of the Guyton Research Center) and from 1-3 p.m. on Monday, December 7, in room CW109 in the Classroom Wing.

    For more information, email Dawn Chism at dchism@umc.edu.

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    MCOR – Leading Mississippi’s Efforts Against Obesity

    MCOR – Leading Mississippi’s Efforts Against Obesity

    The Mississippi Center for Obesity Research, located at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, is at the forefront our state's efforts to develop a better understanding of the science underlying obesity and to translate discoveries into specific prevention and treatment methods for obesity and related conditions in adults and children.   MCOR is also the centerpiece of an aggressive, coordinated strategy to bring together researchers, health-care providers, state and local governments,...

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  • Awards and Honors

      Excellence Research

    Congratulations to the following MCOR members who were recipients at the 2015 Excellence in Research Awards

    Platinum Level - Barbara Alexander, PhD
    Platinum Level - Adolfo Correa, MD, MPH, PhD, MBA
    Silver Level - Albert Dreisbach, MD
    Silver Level - Eric George, PhD
    Silver Level - Andrew D. Smith, MD, PhD
    Bronze Level - Bettina M. Beech, DrPH, MPH
    Bronze Level - Romain Harmancey, PhD

    Translational Research Team
    Merry L. Lindsey, PhD
    Michael E. Hall, MD

    For more information regarding their accomplishments  please click here


    To view more awards please click here