Melecia Wright
Doctoral, Graduate Student


C.V. Starr Scholarship

Investigating the predictors of cardiometabolic risk in Barbadian adults

Melecia Wright will travel to Barbados to work at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill as a visiting student researcher. She will collaborate with epidemiologists in the Faculty of Medical Sciences and the Chronic Disease Research Centre to investigate the patterns of risk factors that predict high blood pressure and overweight/obesity in Barbadian adults.

Note: This award was made as a C.V. Starr Scholarship, prior to the merger of this opportunity into the Carolina Global Initiative Award.