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Connie Watkins Bales

Professor in Medicine
Medicine, Geriatrics

Selected Grants


Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health - BIRCWH

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2002 - 2027

Behavior and Physiology in Aging

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2015 - 2026

Weight loss, in vivo cartilage mechanics, and joint health

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2023

Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health - BIRCWH

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2002 - 2027

Behavior and Physiology in Aging

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2015 - 2026

Weight loss, in vivo cartilage mechanics, and joint health

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2023

Weight loss and exercise to improve rheumatoid arthritis cardiovascular risk

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2023

Impact of Egg Consumption during Obesity Reduction on Phospholipids and Inflammation in Older Adults with Prediabetes

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Egg Nutrition Center · 2021 - 2022

Effects of Blueberry Extract on Physical Activity, Vascular Function and Cognition in Sedentary Older Adults

Clinical TrialCo Investigator · Awarded by U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council · 2019 - 2022

IPA - Shubi Khan

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center · 2020 - 2022

IPA - Barbara Satterwhite

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center · 2020 - 2022

IPA - Connie Thacker

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center · 2020 - 2022

IPA - Thoma Tucker

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center · 2020 - 2022

IPA - Jessica Wallis

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center · 2019 - 2021

An Enhanced Protein (Dairy) Weight Loss Intervention for Dynapenic Obesity: Impact on Muscle Quality and Composition

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Dairy Management, Inc. · 2015 - 2020

Does Meal-based Enhancement of Protein Intake Augment Long-term Responses to Sarcopenic Obesity Reduction?

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Pork Board · 2016 - 2018

Does Beef Protein Preserve Muscle Mass and Function During Weight Loss in Frail, Obese Older Adults?: A Follow-Up Study

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Cattlemen's Beef Association · 2016 - 2017

John A. Hartford Foundation's Centers of Excellence (CoE)

Inst. Training Prgm or CMECo-Mentor · Awarded by John A. Hartford Foundation, Inc. · 2015 - 2016

A High-Protein Weight Loss Treatment for Sarcopenic Obesity

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Pork Board · 2013 - 2015

Add-On: Pork as Meal Supplement

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Pork Board · 2013 - 2015

Behavior And Physiology In Aging

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1999 - 2015

Exercise Dose-Response Effects in Prediabetes:Responses and Mechanisms

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2009 - 2015

CALERIE

Clinical TrialCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2009 - 2014

CALERIE Non-competing Extension with Funds

Clinical TrialCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2002 - 2014

Peripheral Effects of Exercise on Cardiovascular Health

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1998 - 2009

CALERIE

Clinical TrialCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2002 - 2009

Behavioral Treatment Of Hypertension

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1993 - 2001

Behavorial Treatment Of Hypertension

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1993 - 1998

Vitamin D Metabolism-Function Of Kidney Donor/Recipent Age

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1992 - 1993

Vitamin D Metabolism - Function Of Kidney Donor/Recipient

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1991 - 1993

Vitamin D Metabolism: A Function Of Kidney Donor/Recipient

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1990 - 1993

Vitamin D Metabolism: A Function Of Kidney Donor Recipient

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1988 - 1993

Mineral Homeostasis In The Elderly: Identify Priorities

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1987 - 1988

External Relationships


  • American Society for Nutrition
  • Taylor and Francis Group (Informa)

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