|Siega-Riz to serve on NHLBI advisory board|
|December 03, 2012|
Anna Maria Siega-Riz, PhD, professor of epidemiology and nutrition and associate dean for academic affairs at Gillings School of Global Public Health, has been named for a three-year term as a member of the advisory council for the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
The NHLBI advisory council provides guidance to the Secretary and Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and to the directors of the NIH and NHLBI on matters related to:
Siega-Riz, who received her doctorate from UNC in 1993, became a fellow at the Carolina Population Center in 1994 and joined the Gillings School of Global Public Health faculty in 1995. A nutritional epidemiologist, she uses an interdisciplinary team perspective in her research to address complex problems including prematurity, fetal programming, racial disparities and obesity.
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health contact: David Pesci, director of communications, (919) 962-2600 or email@example.com.
|Last updated December 10, 2012|