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Postdoctoral research fellow, Department of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University

Dr. Andrea Glenn is a CIHR-funded Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Registered Dietitian at the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Toronto. She received her M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Toronto. Her research interests include the role of plant-based dietary patterns on cardiometabolic disease risk, including cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. She is currently working on the role of the cholesterol-lowering portfolio diet in preventing cardiometabolic diseases, incorporating traditional epidemiological analyses, clinical trial data, and metabolomics, as well as a web-based app for the diet. Other research areas include carbohydrate quality and plant protein. Dr. Glenn also has a variety of experience in coordinating clinical trials, developing knowledge translation tools for patients with cardiometabolic disease, mentoring students, and teaching (including undergraduate, graduate, and adult learners).


  • –present
    Postdoctoral research fellow, Harvard University


  • 2021 
    University of Toronto, Nutritional Sciences