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....
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,...
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 TeamMerry L. Lindsey, PhD
Michael E. Hall, MD
For more information regarding their accomplishments please click here
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The next seminar scheduled for December 2, 2015 will be announced later.Please click here for more information
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