School of Food and Nutritional Sciences

Dr. Paula Dworatzek

Chair & Associate Professor
Tel: 519.432.8353 Ext: 28254
Email: pdworatz@uwo.ca
Biography

Research Areas: Children’s food intake at school, food skills, diabetes, peer education.
Area of Expertise: School food environments, children’s food intake, nutrition and diabetes, and food skills.


Dr. Jasna Twynstra

Assistant Professor
Tel: 519.432.8353 Ext. 20107
Email: jasna.twynstra@uwo.ca
Biography

Research Areas: Vascular Health
Area of Expertise: Vascular Health


Dr. Danielle Battram

Associate Professor
Tel: 519.432.8353 Ext: 28228
Email: dbattra@uwo.ca
Biography

Research Areas: Childhood obesity and eating patterns and behaviours, school-based programming, general healthy eating, caffeine-related topics
Area of Expertise: Childhood obesity and eating patterns and behaviours, school-based programming, general healthy eating, caffeine-related topics


Dr. Jamie Seabrook

Associate Professor
Tel: 519.432.8353 Ext: 28284
Email: jseabro2@uwo.ca
Biography

Research Areas: Socioeconomic status and health inequality across the life course, Fetal origins of adult disease, The influence of childhood family structure on status attainment and health, Genotype-environment interactions and developmental trajectories over time, Study design and advanced statistical methods
Area of Expertise: Social determinants of health, Relationship between maternal and child health


Dr. Sharareh Hekmat

Professor
Tel: 519.432.8353 Ext. 28227
E-mail: hekmat@uwo.ca
Biography

Research Areas: Socioeconomic status and health inequality across the life course, Fetal origins of adult disease, The influence of childhood family structure on status attainment and health, Genotype-environment interactions and developmental trajectories over time, Study design and advanced statistical methods
Area of Expertise: Social determinants of health, Relationship between maternal and child health