Subject area: Nutrition

Research interests: Obesity-linked conditions such as fatty liver disease and certain forms of cancer; mechanisms of insulin resistance; signal transduction; diet-induced animal models of obesity and insulin resistance; animal models of cancer.

Food Science and Technology, Hospitality and Tourism, Nutrition and Dietetic Services, Nutrition
PhD, University of Connecticut, Molecular and Cell Biology, 1998
MS, University of Washington, Aquatic Toxicology, 1992
BS, University of Miami, Biology and Marine Science, 1988