Tag: Karen Johnson

Study Aims to Help People Lose Weight Using Everyday Technology


Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are beginning a study exploring how interactive technology could help adults lose weight, especially those in underserved populations. Choosing Healthy Activities and Lifestyle Management through Portal Support (CHAMPS) is a research study sponsored by the National Cancer Institute and the National Institutes of Health. Karen Johnson,… Read More

Research Team Awarded $3 Million to Study Weight Loss, Bone Frailty Link in Diabetics


Two researchers in the┬áDepartment of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have received a $3 million award from the National Institute on Aging to study why bones become more frail and prone to fracture in diabetics who achieve long-term weight loss. Qi Zhao, MD, PhD, associate professor of Epidemiology, and Karen… Read More