Mavra is a 4th year PhD candidate in Dr. L’Abbe’s Lab. She has an MSc in clinical nutrition focused on the role of thiamin in heart failure. For her doctoral studies, she is specializing in characterizing the dietary intakes of Canadian Armed Forces and evaluating novel technologies for dietary assessments. Her training also includes investigating the preferred interpretative nutrition rating system among Canadian consumers and testing the impact of a smartphone app, FoodFlip®, on enabling consumers to make healthier food choices.
PubMed Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Mavra+Ahmed