Dr. Colleen O'Connor reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Her scholarly interests and research have been in prevention and nutritional management of type 2 diabetes, management of type 2 diabetes in the elderly, and the role of natural health products in diabetes management. Dr. O'Connor currently teaches and conducts research in the Division of Food and Nutritional Sciences at Brescia University College in London, Ontario, Canada.
Education and Training
MSc: University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, 2000â€“2002
PhD: University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada, 2004â€“2009
Assistant Professor, Brescia University College Division of Food and Nutritional Sciences, London, ON, 2009â€“present
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