Kimiya is a second year MSc candidate in the L’Abbe Lab. A graduate from the University of Toronto she holds a double major in Nutritional Sciences and Physiology. Her research focuses on assessing local food environment policies in Canada. Kimiya is also working alongside Lana, evaluating the government and industry food environment policies in Canada and comparing them to international best practices, in collaboration with INFORMAS (International Network for Food and Obesity / non-communicable Diseases Research, Monitoring and Action Support). In the past, she has worked at SickKids Hospital as a summer research student, publishing papers evaluating healthy level biomarkers in children.
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