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Vitamin D(efficiency): A Pandemic in the Dark

March 7, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Tuesday March 7th 6:30-7:30 PM

Are you Vitamin D deficient? For most of you the answer will be “I don’t know” since it is not routinely checked by your doctor. However, Vitamin D deficiency can have a big impact on your overall health. With about 50% of the population not having enough vitamin D in their body we have to take a closer look at vitamin D and its impact on our bodies. But what is Vitamin D? Why is it so important? And how can you get enough of this essential vitamin? If you want to know the answers to these questions, come join us on March 7th from 6:30 – 7:30 pm at TRU Deli in Chapel Hill when Dr. Megan Knuth will present her work for a general audience on the health impacts of Vitamin D deficiency.

The UNC Postdoc Association (PDA) run a series called TRUtalks. This is a science communication series run and delivered by postdocs, designed for a general audience. It takes place at TRUdeli with the support of co-owner and SOM professor Scott Magnuss. TruTalks is a free series to share the exciting research being carried out at UNC with the local community. All talks are delivered by engaging professionals who are leading experts in their fields of research. Talks take place on the first Tuesday of every 2nd month at TRU Deli Sandwich and Wine Bar in Chapel Hill ( No background knowledge is required – everyone is welcome!

On March 7th, TRUtalks will hold a talk by Dr. Megan Knuth entitled “Vitamin D(eficiency) A Pandemic in the Dark”. The talk will take place from 6:30pm-7:30pm at TRU Deli & Wine in Chapel Hill.


March 7, 2023
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm