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ENRICH Team Members



  Rhonda Bell, PhD
(Principal Investigator)  

Professor, Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science, University of Alberta  

  Paula Robson, PhD, RNutr 
(Co-Principal Investigator)        

Scientific Director, The Tomorrow Project, Cancer Control Alberta, Alberta Health Services; Adjunct Associate Professor, Centre for Health Promotion Studies, University of Alberta

  Maria Mayan, PhD
(Co-Principal Investigator,
Lead: Selected Strategies –
Community Based Organizations)     
Assistant Director, Community University Partnership, Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta
    Terri Miller, MSA, RD
(Lead: Selected Strategies -
Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain)
 Manager, Reproductive Health, Healthy Children and Families, Alberta Health Services  
  Ellen Toth, MD
(Co-Lead: 
Selected Strategies -
First Nations Community)
Professor Emeritus, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta; Medical Director, Aboriginal Diabetes Wellness Program, Royal Alexandra Hospital; Regional Medical Director for Aboriginal Health, Alberta Health Services   
  Richard Oster, PhD
(
Co-Lead: Selected Strategies -
First Nations Community)
Aboriginal Health Researcher, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta

  Kim Raine, PhD, RD           Professor, School of Public Health, University of Alberta
 





  Dolly Bondarianzadeh, PhD Evaluation Specialist, Healthy Children and Families, Population, Public Health and Aboriginal Health, Alberta Health Services
  Ilona Csizmadi, PhD, RD Research Scientist, Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research, Alberta Health Services; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Departments of Community Health Sciences and Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary
  Venu Jain, MD, PhD, FRCSC, MRCOG
Associate Professor, Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Royal Alexandra Hospital, University of Alberta 
  Kara Nerenberg, MD
Clinician Scientist and General Internist, Obstetric Medicine, University of Calgary

Carla Prado, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science, University of Alberta; Campus Alberta Innovation Program Chair in Nutrition, Food & Health, University of Alberta
    Arya Sharma, MD/PhD, FRCPC    
Professor of Medicine & Chair in Obesity Research and Management, University of Alberta; Clinical Co-Chair, Alberta Health Services Obesity Program; Scientific Director, Canadian Obesity Network               

  Sheila Tyminski, MEd, RD Director, Nutrition Services, Population & Public Health Strategy, Alberta Health Services
  Yan Yuan, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, University of Alberta   
     

 

International Team Members


  Kristi Adamo, PhD    Senior Scientist, CHEO Research Institute; Scientist, HALO Research Group, CHEO Research Institute; Director, HALO Research Lab, CHEO Research Institute; Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa; Assistant Professor, School of Human Kinetics, Faculty of Health Sciences       
  Elizabeth Adams, PhD, RD Assistant Professor, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University
  Mary Barker, PhD, C Psychol  Associate Professor of Psychology, MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton
  Michelle Berlin, MD, MPH OB/GYN, Preventive Medicine; Co-Director, OHSU Center for Women’s Health

Oregon Health and Science University

  Sally Bowman, PhD Professor and Family Development Specialist, Oregon State University
  Hilde Brekke, PhD Researcher, Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Nutrition, University of Oslo
  Wendy Lawrence, PhD, C Psychol Associate Professor of Health Psychology, MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton
  Christine Olson, PhD, RD  Professor, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University
  Sara Wilson-Wolfe, MS, RD SNAP-Ed/Nutrition Education Coordinator, Extension Family and Community Health, Oregon State University
  Sue Woodbury, RD, MBA
State Women, Infants and Children Program Director, Nutrition & Health Screening Program, Oregon Health and Science University
     



Trainees



  Laura Adam, RD    MSc Student, Department of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta
  Leticia Pereira, MSc PhD Student, Department of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta 
  Maira Quintanilha, MSc, RD PhD Student, Department of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta

  Megan Jarman, PhD Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Agriculture, Life & Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta

  Grant Bruno MSc Student, University of Alberta
     



 Volunteers

 
     
ENRICH looks for outstanding students to volunteer throughout the school year and hires exceptional undergraduate students each summer to assist with many of our studies.
 
 
 


Kristi Adamo, PhD 
                                                                                                                                                               
 


Kristi Adamo, PhD 
                                                                                                                                                               
 Associate Professor of Psychology, MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology UnitUniversity of Southampton
Associate Professor of Health Psychology, MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton
SNAP-Ed/Nutrition Education Coordinator, Extension Family and Community Health, Oregon State University
Sue Woodbury, RD, MBA