October 20, 2017, 2pm
VGH Eye Centre (100LT)
CHSPR Seminar: How a varied diet is good for diabetes prevention, but could increase diet cost
Annalijn Conklin, UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Room 201, 2206 East Mall
School of Population and Public Health
University of British Columbia
Annalijn Conklijn will describe a prospective UK study which examined a novel dietary measure in relation to incident type 2 diabetes and assessed the diet cost associated with greater dietary diversity.
Annalijn is an assistant professor in the UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences and a CHEOS scientist. Her diverse background includes postgraduate academic training in biology, philosophy and epidemiology as well as substantive work experience as a policy analyst at RAND Europe, a not-for-profit research organization. Her research covers a wide range of cross-cutting policy issues in public health and healthcare, from social determinants of health to evaluation of integrated care and chronic disease management.
A teleconference option is available upon request; please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.