Ms. Kendra Brett
Ph.D. Candidate
613-737-7600 x4191

Degrees and Certifications:

  • BSc (Bio-medical Sciences – University of Guelph)
  • MSc (Human Health and Nutritional Sciences – University of Guelph); Thesis – The effects of a low fat, low glycemic index, moderate carbohydrate diet on risk factors for Metabolic Syndrome.


Dr. Kristi Adamo

Research Program:

Ph.D. Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa

Thesis Project:

The Impact Of Maternal Obesity And Physical Activity On The Expression Of Placental Fatty Acid Transporters

Research Interests:

  • Lifestyle interventions (nutrition/ physical activity) for disease treatment and prevention
  • The downstream effects of maternal obesity on children
  • Obesity, Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome

Professional Interests:

  • Canadian Obesity Network member
  • Canadian Nutrition Society member

Other Tidbits:

I enjoy cooking and baking and applying my background in nutrition to both activities. I like to keep active by going to the gym, walking through the woods, and I’ve recently taken up hula hooping as a fun core strengthening activity!