Dr. Gray is the Canada Research Chair in Integrative Physiology of Diabetes and Associate Professor at the University of Northern British Columbia. She is the Assistant Dean , Curriculum for the Northern Medical Program, a distributed program of the UBC Faculty of Medicine that trains medical doctors for practice in the Canadian Health Care system. As a biomedical researcher her focus is on examining the underlying mechanisms of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Her research group is interested in understanding how hormones control energy balance and thus body weight, with a specific interest in thermogenesis and adipose tissue. In addition to lab-based science, Dr. Gray has recently initiated a clinical research project aiming to understand the high rates of cardio-metabolic disease in patients with mental illness. Dr. Gray’s research group at the University of Northern British Columbia provides training opportunities for research fellows, graduate students and undergraduate students in Northern, BC.
Dr Gray’s Research Website: https://www.unbc.ca/people/gray-dr-sarah