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Associate Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary

Dr Dana Olstad is a Registered Dietitian and an Associate Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary. Her research program investigates the impact of policy on socioeconomic inequities in diet quality and health. She is currently leading several randomized controlled trials to examine the impact of healthy food subsidies on the dietary patterns, food insecurity risk and mental and physical health of adults with low incomes.


  • –present
    Associate Professor, University of Calgary


  • 2014 
    University of Alberta, PhD Nutrition and Metabolism and Public Health


Early Career Researcher Partnership Prize, CIHR Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes and Canadian Nutrition Society