Dr. Jody Ralph is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Windsor. She has a BSc (Biology), BSN, MN (Nursing Education), and PhD (Pathology and Laboratory Medicine). As a scientist and registered nurse, Dr. Ralph has training and experience in both prostate cancer bench research and bedside cancer care. Dr. Ralph's program of research, gene-environment interactions, seeks to identify dietary patterns, lifestyle choices, and environmental chemicals that impact gene expression (frequently through epigenetic control measures). Dr. Ralph also participates in research focused on nursing education and practice, cancer care, and maternal and newborn health.