Jennifer is a PhD Candidate in the L’Abbe Lab. She completed her dietetic training and Master of Public Health in Nutrition and Dietetics with a Collaborative Specialization in Public Health Policy at Dalla Lana School of Public Health. She completed her BSc in Biology and Psychology at McMaster University, and decided to pursue her interest in food and nutrition by obtaining a BASc in Food and Nutrition at Ryerson University and becoming a registered dietitian. Jennifer’s career aspirations are to shape public health policies that can change our food system and individual health behaviours. Her PhD research will examine the nutritional implications of ‘high-in’ front-of-pack warning labels on prepackaged foods and beverages for individuals with or at risk for diabetes. Her doctoral work is supported through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship Doctoral Award and the Banting and Best Diabetes Centre Novo Nordisk Studentship.
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