Committee Member

Melicia C. Whitt-Glover, PhD

Gramercy Research Group
Winston-Salem State University
Winston-Salem, NC

Dr. Whitt-Glover is President & CEO of Gramercy Research Group in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Gramercy Research Group’s mission is to positively impact and improve the lives of individuals and communities by addressing health and related issues. Dr. Whitt-Glover is currently involved in research studies designed to identify effective strategies to increase weight loss and weight gain prevention among underserved communities, and to promote adherence to national recommendations for diet and physical activity. Dr. Whitt-Glover received her BA (Exercise Physiology, 1993) and MA (Exercise Physiology, 1996) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received her PhD (Epidemiology, 1999) from the University of South Carolina. Dr. Whitt-Glover completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2000–2002) and served on the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2002–2003) and Wake Forest University School of Medicine (2003–2009) before starting Gramercy Research Group in 2009.