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Nursing’s Lora Burke named an expert in obesity

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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.

Read more about her work at Pitt Nursing.