The weekly Vanderbilt DRTC Seminar Series brings speakers from outside Vanderbilt and speakers from within the Vanderbilt DRTC to present the latest diabetes-related research.

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Meeting Details

Start Date / Time May 11, 2012 at 12:00 PM
End Date / Time May 11, 2012 at 1:00 PM
Duration 1 hour(s)
Location 206 Preston Research Building
Presenter Name Catherine McCarty, Ph.D., MPH, RD
Presentation Title What’s Ecology Got to Do With It?: Using Ecologic Studies to Generate Hypotheses About Obesity Etiology
Status This meeting has already occurred

Meeting Agenda/Notes

cq79oq2i.jpg?w=200&h=250Catherine A. McCarty, PhD, MPH

Principal Research Scientist

Phone: 218-786-2128

Catherine A. McCarty, PhD, MPH, RD, was born and raised in Duluth. She received her BS and MPH degrees in nutrition from the University of Minnesota and her PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Pittsburgh. After completing her PhD, she was the Head of the Epidemiology Research Unit in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Melbourne, Australia for eight years. During that time, she directed a population-based study of eye disease in Victoria, Australia and collaborated on similar projects in Hyderabad and Chennai, India. Dr. McCarty returned to the US in 2001 as a Senior Research Scientist at Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation where she was the Principal Investigator for the Personalized Medicine Research Project, a population-based biobank with more than 20,000 adult participants and 20 active research projects. Dr. McCarty's awards include the Gwen Sebold research award at Marshfield Clinic, Alumni of the Year from her undergraduate college at the University of Minnesota and Silver Fellow of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. She has published more than 275 peer-reviewed manuscripts, earned more than $6 million in research grants, been invited to give many scientific talks, and mentored many students. She is on the VA Genomic Medicine Program Advisory Committee and has served as a consultant to several organizations seeking to start biobanks. She plans to continue vision research at EIRH and collaborate on translational research projects in different areas to improve rural health care delivery.

Contact Information:

Phone: 218-786-2128
Fax: 218-727-8159


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