LaShara Davis

Mentoring program to promote inclusivity in biomedical research

Karen HandelmanTransplant News

The Patient Engagement Research Lab is pleased to announce that LaShara Davis has been awarded a grant through the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) through her involvement in the Obesity Health Disparities program (OHD) which focuses on obesity prevention, treatment and community-based interventions. “I am excited to have the opportunity to expand my research to include obesity, which is the single-most intervenable factor leading to chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, and ultimately kidney disease. My hope is that this research can help guide the development of future health messaging that better encourages prevention of obesity and other chronic diseases,” said Davis.

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