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Temple-Led Research Team Awarded NIH Grant to Study Excessive Weight Gain in Pregnancy

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Sharon J. Herring, MD, MPH

Sharon J. Herring, MD, MPH

A Temple-led research team has received a five-year, $3.47 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Sharon J. Herring, MD, MPHAssociate Professor of Medicine; Obstetrics & Reproductive Sciences; and Clinical Sciences at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, is the principal investigator on the grant, which will look into an evidence-based treatment approach for the prevention of excessive weight gain in pregnancy. The Philadelphia Business Journal provided coverage.