Dr. Mary R. L’Abbé

Dr. Mary L’Abbé is a Professor and former Chair, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto and Director, WHO Collaborating Centre on Nutrition Policy for NCD Prevention.  Her research examines the nutritional quality of the food supply, nutrient profiling methods, front of pack labelling, dietary intake patterns and costs, and consumer research related to obesity and NCDs. She has served on numerous expert committees for the WHO, PAHO, Dietary Reference Intakes, Health Canada and others. Professor L’Abbé has authored over 330 publications and is a member of the Order of Canada and Fellow of CNS-SCN, the ASN and the International Union of Nutritional Sciences. She has received numerous national and international awards for her research and nutrition leadership.

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