UBC Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, BCCHR [email protected]
Angela completed her PhD at UBC followed by postdoctoral training at University of California Davis (nutritional genomics) and the University of Iowa (vascular biology). She returned to Vancouver in 2005 and is an currently an Associate Professor in the Division of Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, at the University of British Columbia; and a scientist at the British Columbia Children’s Hospital Research Institute. She co-leads the Origins of Child Health and Disease Research Group at BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute.
Angela’s research program encompasses discovery and clinical studies focused on determining roles for prenatal and childhood dietary and metabolic factors on the development of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. A particular focus is on identifying targets to prevent cardiometabolic complications in high-risk children, such as those with mental health conditions and type 1 diabetes. Her research program is supported by funding from CIHR, NSERC, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, and the Canucks for Kids Fund.