UNCG Campus Weekly

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Dr. Catherine Ennis

062613CampusPeople_EnnisDr. Catherine Ennis (Kinesiology) received new funding from the National Institutes of Health for the “Ennis SEPA project.” The long-term objective of this SEPA project is to design and field test a science-enriched middle school healthful living curriculum to increase students’ knowledge and interest in health-related science, enhance their intention to pursue a life science-related career, and improve the communities’ understandings of NIH funded clinical and basic research, the abstract notes. “As a result of this SEPA, over 33,000 young adolescents will conduct experiments examining the effects of healthful living choices on weight and stress management and preventable diseases, such as Type II diabetes and many heart related illnesses and events.”