Faculty Honored as UAB National Alumni Society’s Outstanding Young Alumni
The University of Alabama (UAB) National Alumni Society selected Michelle Cardel, Ph.D., R.D., assistant professor in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy, as the 2017 recipient of its Outstanding Young Alumni Award, which honors one alumni annually under the age of 40 who has shown outstanding achievement…
Obesity Research Alliance’s 2016-17 Seminar Series a Success
HOP faculty member organized and hosted this series of multidisciplinary seminars for obesity researchers at UF
HOP Faculty Receives NIH Grant to Study Effects of Stress, Social Status and Discrimination on Metabolic Syndrome in African Americans
HOP Faculty Member Discusses America’s Healthiest Cities at WalletHub
Michelle Cardel, Ph.D., R.D., says America’s healthiest cities are the ones that create a “culture of health” for their residents. “This includes making exercise easier with access to bike lanes, trails, green spaces, parks, swimming pools, sidewalks, and public transportation,” she said. Cardel, a registered dietitian and assistant…
Upcoming Seminar: “Attempts to Address the Fundamental Flaw in Obesity Research with New (and Old) Technology”
HOP Faculty Writes Op-Ed for Orlando Sentinel Encouraging a Closer Look at Soda Taxes
Michelle Cardel, Ph.D., R.D., wrote and published an editorial in the Orlando Sentinel encouraging readers to take a more holistic look at reducing obesity and other public health issues rather than merely taxing soda. Her op-ed, “Dietitian: Emphasize healthy choices as incentives to lose weight,” which published…
HOP Faculty Member Participates in AAMC-Sponsored Grant-Writing Workshop
Michelle Cardel, Ph.D., R.D., was selected to attend a grant-writing workshop in San Antonio, Texas, this fall sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges.
Cardel to Speak at the National Academy of Medicine’s Obesity Interest Group Meeting
The National Academy of Medicine Obesity Interest Group has invited Michelle Cardel, Ph.D., R.D., to give a presentation on social determinants of obesity at the group's annual meeting.