Samer is a second year PhD student in the L’Abbe Lab. His doctoral research will examine the relationship between dietary choices aligned with Canada’s Food Guide 2019 recommendations and cardiometabolic risk factors among Canadians using a national health data set: The Canadian Health Measures Survey.
Before joining L’Abbe Lab, Samer worked as a Research Associate in scientific and regulatory affairs related to nutrition health claims and clinical trials in Canada. He obtained his BSc and MSc degrees in nutrition and dietetics from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. He investigated the dietary intakes of free sugars, saturated fat and sodium among Lebanese Children and adolescents using a national survey. Samer hold a B.Eng. in Food Technology from University of Aleppo, Syria.