I13270—Nutrition Obesity Research Center

Contact:

Mentor/Principal InvestigatorDavid B. Allison, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor & Associate Dean for Science, School of Public Health and Director, Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC), Mailing address: RPHB 130A 1665 University Blvd., BIRMINGHAM AL 35294-0022  Telephone: (205) 975-9169 Fax: (205) 975-5484  E-mail: Dallison@uab.edu


Postdoctoral Fellowships in Obesity Research

Positions entail working collaboratively with an interdisciplinary group of scientists. The NORC studies virtually all aspects of obesity ranging from molecular biologists, physicians, psychologists, statisticians, physiologists, epidemiologist, and nutritionists. Individuals with a doctoral degree from any scientific field are eligible.

For more information on the the Nutrition Obesity Research Center, please visit our Website at http://www.norc.uab.edu/opportunities/post-doc

Postdoctoral applicants are directed to visit our postdoctoral training at http://main.uab.edu/shrp/default.aspx?pid  

UAB News

  • It was this symbol of the classical Western hero of yore that led researchers Drs. Mark B. Cope and David B. Allison of the University of Alabama at Birmingham to label a specific kind of bias, “White Hat Bias,” that they first identified in their review of the literature on obesity.

  • They're also subject to normal cognitive aging, which brings with it a decline in numeracy skills, processing speed, flexible decision-making and short-term memory, says Daniel Marson, a professor of neurology and director of the Alzheimer's Disease Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.