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Debra Haire-Joshu Joins NIDDK Advisory Council

Faculty; Research; Public Health

Debra Haire-Joshu, PhD, the Joyce and Chauncy Buchheit Professorship in Public Health, has been selected to serve on the National Research Advisory Council for the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She will serve a 4-year term.

The Council advises and assists both the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Haire-Joshu is an internationally renowned scholar of health behavior who develops population-wide interventions to reduce obesity and prevent diabetes among underserved women and children. She holds a joint appointment in the Washington University School of Medicine, and directs the Center for Obesity Prevention and Policy Research (COPPR) and the Washington University Center for Diabetes Translation Research (WU-CDTR).