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center for obesity research and education (CORE)


Mission Statement


Founded March 1, 2006, the Center for Obesity Research and Education (CORE) is a university-wide group of investigators dedicated to excellence in obesity research. Its mission is to facilitate interdisciplinary research on the etiology, consequences, treatment and prevention of obesity. A particular focus of the Center is a greater understanding of the causes, treatment and prevention of obesity among minorities of lower socioeconomic status, with whom obesity is more prevalent.


Position Announcement: Core Director


Temple University is seeking a dynamic individual with strong scientific leadership, creative vision, and an outstanding record of excellence in obesity research to serve as Director for the Center of Obesity Research and Education (CORE). View the job description and specifications here.