Our research not only influences the scientific community, but the general public as well. We strive to share our discoveries with everyone. Read some of our latest articles on what is happening at the Nutrition Research Institute.

Saroja Voruganti, PhD, Promoted to Professor of Nutrition

UNC Nutrition Research Institute faculty member Saroja Voruganti, PhD, has been promoted to the rank of professor in the Department of Nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) Interim Director Deborah Tate, PhD,...

Alice Ammerman, DrPH, is Nourishing Communities with Good Bowls

The NRI was delighted to host Alice Ammerman, DrPH, a renowned nutrition professor at the UNC Gillings School of Public Health and Director of the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, as a guest speaker for our Appetite for Life series. Ammerman is the...

Moving Toward Health Equity Webinar

The Living Free Lab is hosting a webinar series: Moving Toward Health Equity FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC When: Friday, April 19 at Noon Identifying and Addressing Intersectional Weight Stigma in the Care of Patients with Eating Disorders Featuring: Erin Harrop, LCSIW,...

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