Jacqueline Leachman to receive NIH-Diversity supplement

Miss Jacqueline Leachman, 1st year PhD Student in Dr. Loria's Laboratory, was awarded with the NIH-Diversity supplement until 2022.
The NIH expects efforts to diversify the workforce to support the most talented researchers from all groups; to improve the quality of the educational and training environment and to improve the Nation’s capacity to address and eliminate health disparities. Jacqueline work is focused on the effect of early life stress on body adiposity and cardiovascular risk. Her studies will investigate the mechanisms of chronic stress influencing the adipose tissue-brain axis.