Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center on Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism (CDOM) was
launched in 2015 with the purpose of promoting basic, clinical and translational research
and multi-disciplinary collaboration in the field of metabolism. The mission of
the Center is to improve the health of individuals with, or at risk for,
diabetes, obesity, and other metabolic disorders. To achieve this goal we will
generate new knowledge on the metabolic basis of diabetes, obesity, and the
wide spectrum of diseases in which metabolism plays a role, and use that knowledge
to improve strategies for the prevention, treatment, and diagnosis of those
The CDOM aims to have a diverse multi-disciplinary membership that will
facilitate the development of a range of research projects from basic to
clinical to community-based. Membership criteria to become part of a center
includes: 1) an expressed interest in improving the lives of people suffering
from these disease related issues through research, education and/or clinical
care, 2) an interest in research related to diabetes, obesity and metabolism,
and 3) an interest in contributing to the center by service as a pilot project
reviewer, seminar speaker, community speaker, or mentor.
All members are encouraged to participate in center activities such as attendance
at the biweekly seminars and will be eligible to apply for pilot grant
opportunities within the center as well as access to any resources directly
offered by the center.
individuals may select the link below and complete the center application form.
General contact information as well as relevant research interests, and a
current copy of a CV or biosketch is required.
Center Membership Application
regarding membership or information about the center can be directed to Rachel
Woodside at firstname.lastname@example.org or 336-716-5076.