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
12:00–1:00 pm
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