Professor, Agricultural Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta

Obesity and type 2 diabetes are among the most prevalent chronic diseases and their incidence is increasing as developing countries adopt “westernized” lifestyles. My research program has two main foci. First, we study the effects of various diets and genetic factors on insulin secretion. Second, we develop and evaluate the effectiveness of physical activity interventions.

Experience

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    Professor, Agricultural Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta