Dr. Venkat Narayan Elected to the National Academy of Medicine Class of 2016
October 17, 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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Centre for the Control of Chronic Conditions

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...

Upcoming Events

The Wild Wild West of Quantified Healthcare: A Conference and Think Tank on mHealth Integration for Exercise is Medicine

Monday, December 5
Emory Conference Center, Atlanta

Felipe Lobelo (EGDRC) directs the Exercise is Medicine Global Research and Collaboration Center (EIM-GRCC), which will be holding a think tank meeting and conference on mHealth integration for EIM.

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Cardiometabolic Risk Factor Changes Observed in Diabetes Prevention Programs in US Settings: A Systematic Review and Metaanalysis

Uma Mudaliar, Azadeh Zabetian, Michael Goodman, Justin B. Echouffo-Tcheugui, Ann L. Albright, Edward W. Gregg, Mohammed K. Ali

Programs based on the DPP (Diabetes Prevention Program) are cost-effective and have the potential to help a large number of people in the community to lose weight, decrease their risk of diabetes, and help improve other markers of health.


The Stepwise Approach to Diabetes Prevention: Results From the D-CLIP Randomized Controlled Trial

Mary Beth Weber, Harish Ranjani, Lisa R. Staimez, Ranjit M. Anjana, Mohammed K. Ali, K.M. Venkat Narayan, and Viswanathan Mohan

Stepwise diabetes prevention in people with prediabetes can effectively reduce diabetes incidence by a third in community settings; however, people with isolated impaired fasting glucose (iIFG) may require different interventions.


Parental Perception of Neighborhood Safety and Children's Physical Activity

Karla I. Galaviz, Deena Zytnick, Michelle C. Kegler, and Solveig A. Cunningham

Parents’ perception of neighborhood safety for outside play can deter or promote children’s physical activity and use of recreational facilities. Children from less affluent families are less likely to use facilities than children from wealthy families, regardless of place of residence.



Kelly West Award for Outstanding Achievement in Epidemiology
K.M. Venkat Narayan talks to ADA TV about his Kelly West lecture titled, “Type 2 Diabetes-Why We are Winning the Battle But Losing the War” at the 75th ADA Scientific Sessions.
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Click here to view Gerald Reaven's comment and K.M. Venkat Narayan's response

Lectures and Events

National Consultation on Strengthening Fruit and Vegetable Supply-Chain Policies and Programmes in India - Need for Action
PHFI, in association with Rollins and the University of Sydney Menzies Centre for Health Policy, conducted a study and an in-depth interviews panel on fruit and vegetable supply and NCDs in India...
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Health in the Era of Sustainable Development: A Case for Trans-disciplinary Research
Lecture by K. Srinath Reddy, MD, DM, MSc
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One Health Obesity Conference hosted by WSAVA and CDC
Dr. Cunningham (Assistant Professor of Global Health and Epidemiology, EGDRC) presents on obesity during this conference on obesity across species.
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