Lovoria Williams PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP Receives Five-Year National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Award

 

Please join us in congratulating Lovoria Williams PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP for her success in receiving a five-year $2,966,335 National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases award entitled “Enhancing the Diabetes Prevention Program to promote weight loss among non-responders in a community based lifestyle intervention”.

Dr. Williams, through prior research, has developed a comprehensive weight management program, Fit Body & Soul , and now she will expand her work to assess potential non-responders.  Integrating a group-based intervention for community-dwelling Blacks, she will identify potential weight loss non-responders, defined as <1% weight loss, at four weeks post baseline. The study will conduct a cluster-randomized trial with 500 participants who are nested within 20 community sites.

Friday, July 17, 2020