CPC Fellow Siega-Riz awarded funds to study children's risks of becoming overweight during preschool years

Oct 9, 2008

Anna Maria Siega-Riz, CPC Fellow and Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has received funding for the study "Intra-uterine and Early Childhood Factors Related to Weight Status at Age 3."

The study will examine the influences of prenatal and early childhood factors on children's risk of becoming overweight by age three.

Funding is provided by The Center for Excellence in Children's Nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which is sponsored by Mead Johnson and Company. The project is funded through June 2010.

More information about the project is available at https://www.cpc.unc.edu/projects/grants.php?show=159.

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