Melicia C. Whitt-Glover, Ph.D. FACSM
Dr. Whitt-Glover is President & CEO of Gramercy Research Group in Winston-SalemNC. 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 African Americans and to promote adherence to national recommendations for diet and physical activity. Her current research studies are being conducted in public schools and churches in Winston-Salem NC. 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 Ph.D. (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 has served on the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2002 – 2003) and Wake Forest University School of Medicine (2003 – 2009).