Human Nutrition

Human nutrition covers areas such as nutrient metabolism, diet and disease, nutrition through the life cycle, and nutrition behaviours.

 

 

Faculty Members

Name Research Interests
Black, Jennifer Community Health / Public Health, Nutrition, Public health, food environments, social determinants of health, food banks, school food environments
Cohen, Tamara understanding the interplay between different lifestyle behaviours, how eating behaviours relate to weight management, Obesity
Conklin, Annalijn Chronic Diseases in Elderly, Gender Epidemiology, Health Policies, Professional Practices, Obesity, Social Determinants of Dietary and Metabolic Disorders, Community Health / Public Health, healthy ageing, social nutritional epidemiology, obesity & CVD risk factors, food and nutrition policy, Indigenous health, gender and health equity, healthcare quality improvement, disease management evaluation
Devlin, Angela Obesity, Children, cardiovascular disease, Diabetes, developmental programming
Elango, Rajavel Protein Nutrition, Maternal-Fetal Nutrition, Childhood Malnutrition, Amino Acid Metabolism, Human Nutrition
Jessri, Mahsa Community Health / Public Health, Epidemiology, Nutrition, Health Policies, Lifestyle Determinants and Health, Health Promotion, Health Prevention, Statistics and Probabilities, Preventive medicine, Nutritional Epidemiology, Public and Population Health, clinical epidemiology, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, predictive analytics, Chronic Disease Prevention, Dietary Pattern Modeling, Dietetics, Dietary Assessment, Simulation
Karakochuk, Crystal Dawn Nutrition, Global Health and Emerging Diseases, Hematology, Maternal and child nutrition, Micronutrients (namely iron, folic acid, and zinc), Biochemical markers of iron status, Determinants and causes of anemia, Inherited blood disorders (sickle cell, thalassemia, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency), International nutrition, Clinical dietetics, Risk-benefit of micronutrient supplementation
Lamers, Yvonne Nutrition, Nutrients, Biological and Biochemical Mechanisms, Breast Feeding and Infant Nutrition, Nutritional Biochemistry, Micronutrients, Vitamins, Nutritional Biomarker, Pregnancy, Periconceptional folic acid supplementation, Prenatal Supplements, Newborn Screening, Toddler Nutrition, Clinical Chemistry, Maternal and child health
Murphy, Rachel Nutrition, Nutrition and Cancer, Community Health / Public Health, Obesity, Cancer prevention, Aging
Stefanska, Barbara Nutrition and Cancer, Breast Cancer, Hepatic Diseases, Gene Regulation and Expression, Epigenetics, Cancer epigenetics, Nutritional epigenomics
Xu, Zhaoming Nutrients, Zinc, growth, and growth regulation, Regulatory role of zinc in apoptosis, Zinc and breast cancer

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