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The Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC), founded by Roland L. Weinsier, M.D., Dr.PH is one of only 12 NIH-funded, university-wide interdisciplinary research centers established to foster a multidisciplinary approach to basic, clinical, and translational research, and research training with an emphasis on understanding the causal factors underlying nutrition and obesity-related health problems and the generation and evaluation of evidence on their consequences, prevention, and alleviation. The current director of the NORC, James O Hill, Ph.D., succeeded Dr. David B. Allison, Ph.D., in 2018.

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