Dr. Venkat Narayan Elected to the National Academy of Medicine Class of 2016
“Dr. Narayan continues to further enhance his leadership position as an internationally renowned diabetes researcher. Election to the National Academy of Medicine highlights individuals who have made major contributions to the advancement of health, and he is most deserving of this distinguished honor.”
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Four leading global research institutions - the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Emory University, the London School of Hygiene & tropical Medicine and the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) - have joined forces to establish the Centre for Control of Chronic Conditions, a new Centre headquartered at PHFI in India. Dr. K.M. Venkat Narayan, Director of the Emory Global Diabetes Research Center at Emory University, will lead the US team. Read more...
Friday, May 19, 8:30am - 4:45pm
Dr. Narayan will deliver the keynote speech on "Global health - the unfinished business" at the Danish Society for Tropical Medicine and International Health's 50th anniversary symposium.
*This event has been rescheduled- check back soon for an updated date and time.
Join us to hear Dr. Chris Ford and Dr. Ram Jagannathan, two of our post-doctoral fellows, discuss issues related to diabetes and obesity.
May 15 - 19, 2017: Rollins School of Public Health
In session this week!
May 25 - 28, 2017
Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando, Florida
Dr. Narayan will deliver a keynote lecture on "Gaps in Diabetes Care" and a closing speech on "Diabetes - Closing the Gap" at the ADA's premier clinical diabetes meeting.
Ely EK, Gruss SM, Luman ET, Gregg EW, Ali MK, Nhim K, Rolka DB, Albright AL
This study assessed participant-level results from the first 4 years of implementation of the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP), a national effort to prevent type 2 diabetes in those at risk through structured lifestyle change programs.
Jacksona SL, Cunningham SA
This study examined the effects of weight-related behaviors on subsequent changes in weight during childhood using the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study Kindergarten Cohort (ECLS-K), a nationally representative prospective cohort of children in the United States.
Mehta NK, Patel SA, Ali MK, Narayan KM
Using data for 2013 from the BRFSS, this study estimated the percentages of national and state disability that could be prevented through reductions in five modifiable health risk factors associated with disability: cigarette smoking, obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol, and hypertension.
Gujral UP, Vittinghoff E, Mongraw-Chaffin M, VaidyaD, Kandula NR, Allison M, Carr J, Liu K, Narayan KMV, Kanaya AM
Using a BMI criterion for overweight to screen for cardiometabolic risk may result in a large proportion of racial/ethnic minority groups being overlooked.