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School of Food and Nutritional Sciences

Dr. Paula DworatzekDr. Paula Dworatzek

Associate Professor, School of Food and Nutritional Sciences
Tel: 519.432.8353 x28254
Email: pdworatz@uwo.ca

Research Areas: Children’s food intake at school, food skills, diabetes, peer education

Area of Expertise: Food skills/literacy, children’s food intake, food environments, survey methodology, nutrition clinical practice guidelines for diabetes, peer education

Dr. Danielle Battram

Dr. Danielle Battram

Associate Professor, School of Food and Nutritional Sciences
Tel: 519.432.8353 x.28228
Email: dbattra@uwo.ca

Research Areas & Expertise: Childhood obesity and eating patterns and behaviours, school-based programming, general healthy eating, caffeine-related topics

Dr. Jamie Seabrook

Dr. Jamie Seabrook

Associate Professor, School of Food and Nutritional Sciences
Tel: 519.432.8353 x28284
Email: jseabro2@uwo.ca

Research Areas: Socioeconomic status and health inequality, fetal origins of adult disease, adolescent mental health and substance use, study design and advanced statistical methods

Area of Expertise: Social determinants of child and adolescent health disparities, social determinants of adverse birth outcomes

Dr. Sharareh Hekmat

Dr. Sharareh Hekmat

Professor, School of Food and Nutritional Sciences
Tel: 519.432.8353 x28227
E-mail: hekmat@uwo.ca

Research Areas: Probiotic yogurt for health and nutrition, probiotic yogurt production and safety in Tanzania and Kenya, “Western Heads East” internship program in Africa, novel probiotic yogurt supplemented with micronutrients for patients with HIV/AIDS or other immunodeficiencies, development of new functional foods, establishing standard methods for products served to patients with dysphagia, testing of health care professionals and trainees’ perceptions of thickened juice products used in Canada for the treatment of dysphagia

Area of Expertise: Probiotic dairy products and functional Foods

Dr. Latifeh AhmadiDr. Latifeh Ahmadi

Associate Professor, School of Food and Nutritional Sciences
Tel: 519.432.8353 x28068
Email: lahmadi@uwo.ca

Area of Expertise: Phyto-nutrients, polyphenolic compounds, functional foods

 


Dr. Brenda HartmanDr. Brenda Hartman

Assistant Professor, School of Food and Nutritional Sciences
Tel: 519.432.8353 x28256
Email: bhartma5@uwo.ca 

Research Areas: Infant and maternal nutrition, one-carbon nutrients and dietary intake, dietary supplements

Area of Expertise: Infant and maternal nutrition, one-carbon nutrients and dietary intake, dietary supplements

Dr. Janet MadillDr. Janet Madill

Associate Professor, School of Food and Nutritional Sciences
Tel: 519.432.8353 x28240
Email: jmadill7@uwo.ca 

Research Areas: Nutrigenomics, measuring muscle mass, identifying sarcopenia in a variety of patient populations including the elderly, patients with chronic disease conditions and transplant patients, vitamin D status and intake in young healthy females, interstitial lung disease patients, liver, lung and kidney and kidney-pancreas pre and post transplant patients;and pulmonary hypertension patients

Area of Expertise: Nutrigenomics, malnutrition, transplantation, sarcopenia, vitamin D status