School of Nursing Professor Lora Burke has been named among the top 1% of scholars writing about obesity over the past 10 years making her an expert, according to Expertscape.
“Lora has been invested in solving the obesity problem since she was a graduate student,” said Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob, dean and distinguished service professor of nursing. “She is an outstanding investigator who works successfully in an interdisciplinary realm and is an outstanding mentor to graduate students from multiple disciplines. I can’t say enough positive things about her.”
Burke’s studies have included testing various diet approaches to weight loss and learning how people self-monitor their dietary intake.