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  • MCOR Director of Clinical and Population Sciences Named


    For over two years, Dr. John Hall has conducted a national search for the right person to lead the development of obesity clinical research programs at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. During a national search he interviewed several high-profile scientists, but did not find the right person until it occurred to him that the "nationally prominent clinician scientist with proven leadership skills" that he was seeking to fill the role was closer than he had imagined: University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones.... 


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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