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Hollie Raynor, Department of Nutrition, Wins Prestigious Award

Professor in Public Health Nutrition, Hollie Raynor and her research team, has been awarded funding to begin a two-year pilot program to prevent childhood obesity and Type 2 diabetes. Raynor will work with Cherokee Health Systems via the Prevention Plus Program to  provide resources and intervention to underserved East Tennessee families.

Read more about Raynor’s award and the research work she is doing with the Cherokee Health Systems to fight these increasing medical problems in children.

Photo courtesy of Jessica Tezak, Knoxville News Sentinel.