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NHLBI Obesity Research

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NHLBI Obesity Working Group

In January 2008, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) director formed the NHLBI Obesity Working Group to enhance the Institute’s leadership in obesity by coordinating obesity-related research and translation activities and fostering communication and collaboration across the NHLBI. The Working Group considers all obesity-related areas including basic science, clinical science, translation activities, and education. Its tasks include identifying priority obesity-related research initiatives, collaborations, and national educational and policy activities.

Co-Chairs

S. Sonia Arteaga, Ph.D.
Program Director
Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
6701 Rockledge Drive, Suite 10018
Bethesda, MD 20892
301-435-6677
arteagass@nhlbi.nih.gov

Catherine (Cay) Loria, Ph.D., MS, FAHA
Nutritional Epidemiologist
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Division of Cardiovascular Sciences
6701 Rockledge Dr., Suite 10018
Bethesda, MD 20892-7936
FED EX ZIP: 20817
Ph: 301-435-0702
Fax: 301-480-5158
E-mail: loriac@mail.nih.gov

Last Updated July 2014


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The Strategic Plan for NIH Obesity Research

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