Laura Vergeer

MSc Students
FitzGerald Building, Room 56
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Laura is a first-year MSc student in the L’Abbé Lab. She recently graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honours BSc in Nutritional Sciences and Environmental Science. As an undergraduate student, Laura completed a research project focused on evaluating the policy commitments and actions of food companies in Canada regarding marketing of unhealthy foods and beverages to children on company websites, under the supervision of Dr. L’Abbé and Dr. Lana Vanderlee. She presented this research as oral and poster presentations at the 2017 Canadian Nutrition Society Annual Conference. Laura is currently assisting with an analysis of private sector policies influencing the Canadian food environment.