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Gary G. Bennett

Dean of Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Box 90086, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708-0086
222 Soc Psy, Durham, NC 27708
Office hours Please contact Mary Jacobs at mary.jacobs@duke.edu  

Selected Grants


Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health - BIRCWH

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

Increasing the health equity and population-level impact of a digital therapeutic for smokers with psychiatric illness

ResearchSignificant Contributor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2027

A Community Health Center-based Patient-centered Outcomes Research Agenda

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Temple University · 2021 - 2024

Diet and Hypertension Management in Chronic Kidney Disease

ResearchCo-Mentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2024

Using digital health to improve diet quality among adults at risk for cardiovascular disease

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2024

Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health - BIRCWH

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

Increasing the health equity and population-level impact of a digital therapeutic for smokers with psychiatric illness

ResearchSignificant Contributor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2027

A Community Health Center-based Patient-centered Outcomes Research Agenda

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Temple University · 2021 - 2024

Diet and Hypertension Management in Chronic Kidney Disease

ResearchCo-Mentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2024

Using digital health to improve diet quality among adults at risk for cardiovascular disease

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2024

Global Perspectives Faculty Initiative

Institutional SupportPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Duke Endowment · 2019 - 2024

Partnering with WIC to prevent excessive weight gain in pregnancy

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Temple University · 2018 - 2024

Duke CTSA (TL1) Year 5

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2024

AB Duke Scholarship Program

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Angier Biddle Duke Memorial · 2019 - 2023

A Pragmatic Trial of a Digital Health Intervention to Prevent Weight Gain in Primary Care

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2016 - 2023

Optimizing a standalone text messaging-based weight loss intervention

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2023

MMUF 2021-22

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Andrew W. Mellon Foundation · 2018 - 2022

MIGHTY MEN: A Faith-Based Weight Loss Program to Reduce Cancer Disparties

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Vanderbilt University · 2016 - 2020

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for High Blood Pressure: A Two-Site RCT

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by University of Pennsylvania · 2014 - 2020

Increasing uptake of behavioral weight loss programs among primary care patients

ResearchCo-Mentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2015 - 2020

New Media Obesity Treatment in Community Health Centers

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2012 - 2018

Early child care and risk of obesity

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by Johns Hopkins University - School of Public Health · 2015 - 2018

UBCU PRIDE Program

Public ServicePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Mississippi · 2015 - 2018

Lanpher 2016 APA Dissertation Research

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by American Psychological Association · 2016 - 2017

Early child care and risk of obesity

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2012 - 2017

Mother-Daughter Relationship Influences on Daughters' Dietary Practices

FellowshipCo-Sponsor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2014 - 2016

Bridging Communication Gaps to Achieve Healthy Weight in Black Communities

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Department of Agriculture · 2014 - 2015

Cellphone Intervention Trial for Young Adults (CITY)

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

Community-Based Obesity Prevention Among Black Women

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2008 - 2014

Community Based Obesity Prevention Among Blacks

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2009 - 2011

Community-Based Obesity Prevention Among Blacks

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2007 - 2011

External Relationships


  • Weight Watchers

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