October 2019 Newsletter

DIRECTOR’S CORNER Competitive Renewal Update. We are just weeks away from the submission of the competitive renewal of our P30 NORC grant. A big thanks goes out to our institutional leaders for their support and all of the leaders in our cores and pro-grams for their hard work in bringing the grant together. Most of […]

July 2019 Newsletter

DIRECTOR’S CORNER Dr. Paul MacLean appointed as NORC Director. It is with pleasure that we announce that Paul MacLean, PhD, has accepted the position of the Director of the Colorado NORC. He has served as the interim director since the departure of Dr. Hill last year, and has since worked closely with campus leaders to […]

April 2019 Newsletter

View the April 2019 NORC Newsletter DIRECTOR’S CORNER CIT Associate Director Appointed. Dr. Janine Higgins has been appointed the Associate Director of the NORC’s Clinical, Intervention, & Translation (CIT) Core. In this new role, Dr. Higgins will oversee the NORC CIT metabolic kitchen and NORC services related to the measurement of food intake. Over the […]

January 2019 Newsletter

View the January 2019 NORC Newsletter Director’s Corner: Big Changes are Afoot! NORC Leadership Changes: As you may have heard, Drs. Jim Hill and Jed Friedman have left the University to pursue some very exciting opportunities. On behalf of our entire research base, we want to thank Drs. Hill and Friedman for their exceptional NORC […]

2018 Winter Employee Recognition Event

Our annual holiday party turned out to be a fantastic event! We danced to music from “Dogs in the Yard”, played games, and consumed tasty holiday treats. We also honored the 2018 NORC Awardees: Outstanding Research/Education Support: Ginger Johnson Outstanding Graduate Student: Nathan DeJong Outstanding M.D. Instructor/Fellow: Paula Holland-Price Outstanding Ph.D. Instructor/Fellow: Becky Scalzo Outstanding […]

2018 Fall NORC Retreat

The NORC Research Retreat held on October 16, 2018, turned out to be a great success. The retreat highlighted Pilot Awardees, the breadth, and depth of our research base, and Dr. Jeffrey Horowitz from the University of Michigan NORC as the keynote speaker. A big thanks to goes to Drs. Gavin and Wellberg for organizing […]

October 2018 Newsletter

View the October 2018 NORC Newsletter DIRECTOR’S CORNER NORC Retreat—October 16th!! Please join us for the NORC Retreat held in HP East on Tuesday, October 16th, 2018. Kathleen Gavin and Elizabeth Wellberg have developed a half day program (noon-5pm) followed by an evening reception with posters on the roof of the CU Anschutz Health and […]

July 2018 Newsletter

View the July 2018 NORC Newsletter DIRECTOR’S CORNER As we have garnered feedback from our research base, an emerging theme has been that our faculty and trainees would like to be more informed about the Colorado Nutrition Obesity Research Center. We hope that this quarterly newsletter will fill this need.   ORC Retreat—October 16th!! Save […]