Initiatives for Diversity & Inclusion

The NORCH is committed to supporting our scholars who are underrepresented in academia and medicine (URiA/URM) and to improving diversity and inclusion efforts in the field of obesity and nutrition research. We encourage you to explore the Diversity and Inclusion efforts listed below.

Meet the Director:

Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA

Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA

Director of Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives

Dr. Stanford is an obesity medicine physician scientist, educator, and policy maker at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. She is an expert in obesity medicine who bridges the intersections of medicine, public health, policy, and disparities, bringing national and international recognition and praise.