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; Preventive Medicine; 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