Nadia is a third year PhD student in the L’Abbé Lab. Her research interest is to estimate the health and economic impact of food policies aiming to improve the Canadian food environment. Her doctoral research focuses on estimating the health and economic impact of food policies such as sugar food reformulation, sodium food reformulation, and front-of-pack nutrition labelling. Nadia is also interested in assessing the nutritional impact of implementing front-of-pack nutrition labelling in Canada.
Prior to joining the L’Abbe Lab, Nadia worked as a Nutrition Consultant for the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) for three years. While at PAHO/WHO she contributed to work related to breastfeeding, complementary feeding, adolescent’s nutrition, elimination of trans-fats from the food supply chain, reduction of salt/sodium population intake, front-of-pack nutrition labelling, sustainable food systems and coordinated the development and implementation of an online self-learning course on the application of social marketing for public health issues.