Research Acknowledgement

It is extremely important that our grant is cited in all publications resulting from the use of NORC services. Our productivity and effectiveness as a Center is measured in part by the citation of the grant in published work. Please use the following acknowledgement in your publications:

This work utilized Core Services supported by grant DK089503 of NIH to the University of Michigan.

Core Services: Administrative Core

Director Charles Burant, MD, PhD, Medical School
Co-Director Karen Peterson, D.Sc., School of Public Health

The Administrative Core is responsible for the overall management of the MMOC. The Administrative Core set goals and objectives of the Center's operation and conduct ongoing review of the Center through consultation and survey of the Center's membership, advice of internal committees and through discussions with external experts and organizations including the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization, the Nutrition Society, the American Obesity Association, the American Pediatric Association, the American Diabetes Association and other professional organizations.

The Administrative Core will promote vision of the MMOC to bring together basic, translational and clinical researchers and to provide each researcher the opportunity to take advantage of the skills of faculty and staff and tools available at the University of Michigan.

The Administration Core of the MMOC provides leadership, infrastructure and resources to:

  • Promote the integration of basic research technologies into preclinical, clinical and translational research studies
  • Facilitate the interaction between basic and clinical researchers in nutrition, obesity and related fields
  • Oversee the Investigational Weight Management Clinic
  • Enrich the intellectual environment in obesity and nutrition through seminars, symposia, classes and clinical research and clinical care opportunities for faculty, students, and other trainees
  • Recruit, train and retain basic, clinical and population-based researchers in the area of nutrition interventions and obesity and related metabolic disorders

For more information, please contact

Charles Burant, MMOC Director,
University of Michigan, Brehm Tower Rm 6309
1000 Wall St, Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Tel: (734) 615-3481; Fax: (734) 232-8175
Charles Burant, MMOC Director,
MMOC Web Admin