Musculoskeletal health benefits of vitamin D and fortified dairy products in early life

Invited talk by Professor Hope A. Weiler from the School of Human Nutrition, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, McGill University.

Dr. Weiler is a registered dietician and her education includes a B.A.Sc. in Applied Human Nutrition, University of Guelph; and a PhD in Medical Sciences, Cell Biology and Metabolism, McMaster University. 

Dr. Weiler is currently in receipt of a Canada Research Chair at McGill University where her research focus is on mineral and lipid nutrients, including vitamin D, and the role in bone mineral acquisition and musculoskeletal health in children and maintenance in adulthood in urban and Indigenous populations in Canada.  Pregnancy studies and maternal-infant health outcomes are also studied.

To date, Dr. Weiler has authored over 160 peer-reviewed publications and provided graduate training to over 70 graduate trainees and 50 undergraduate students. Dr. Weiler has been awarded a number of prestigious awards for her work in nutrition and bone health, she is director of the Mary Emily Clinical Nutrition Research Unit of McGill University and is a member of the editorial boards of Nutrition Research and The Journal of Nutrition. 

Time

Friday 28 September 2018 at 9:00-10:00 am

Place

Auditorium C060, University College Copenhagen, Sigurdsgade 26, 2200 Copenhagen N

Organizer

The seminar is organized by Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen together with University College Copenhagen.