On Thursday, October 10, 2013, from 12:30 – 1:30 pm, we continue our 2013 lecture series with a talk by Melicia Whitt-Glover, Ph.D., President & CEO, Gramercy Research Group, LLC, Winston-Salem, NC entitled “It Takes a Village: Strategies for Changing Physical Activities in Communities.” This is co-sponsored by the Department of Human Development and Family Studies.
The lecture will be in Video Conference Room 204 on the second floor of Ryan at 2006 Hillside Road at the University of Connecticut in Storrs. For a map of the area, look at http://www.chip.uconn.edu/about/directions-to-chip/.
You can also view this talk streamed live during or after the lecture at the following link: https://mediasite.dl.uconn.edu/Mediasite/Play/4ce7ad6821d1446e90656cd1843ac8971d.
Dr. Whitt-Glover is the President and CEO of Gramercy Research Group in Winston-Salem, NC. Gramercy Research Group’s mission is to positively impact and improve the lives of individuals and communities by addressing health and related issues. Dr. Whitt-Glover is currently involved in research studies designed to identify effective strategies to increase weight loss and weight gain prevention among African Americans, and to promote adherence to national recommendations for diet and physical activity. Her current research studies are being conducted in public schools and churches in Winston-Salem, NC. Dr. Whitt-Glover received her BA (Exercise Physiology, 1993) and MA (Exercise Physiology, 1996) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received her Ph.D. (Epidemiology, 1999) from the University of South Carolina. Dr. Whitt-Glover completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine (2000 – 2002) and has served on the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2002 – 2003) and Wake Forest University School of Medicine (2003 – 2009).