Using opportunities to build a research program

Wednesday, February 14, 2024 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)
Dr. Heather Keller.

Speaker: Heather Keller

The Kinesiology and Health Sciences seminar series continues with Dr. Heather Keller giving a talk entitled: I never planned on being here: using opportunities to build a research program.

Dr. Keller is a distinguished researcher and professor at the University of Waterloo, and Schlegel Research Chair in Nutrition and Aging. Her work primarily focuses on improving the health and quality of life for older adults through food and nutrition.

Notably, Dr. Keller has received the Earle Willard McHenry Award for Distinguished Service in Nutrition from the Canadian Nutrition Society in recognition of her more than ten years of work to enhance hospital care for malnourished patients in Canada.

Dr. Keller will provide an overview of her career journey highlighting how opportunities have led to new steps and skill development in her career. Dr. Keller will specifically use the example of understanding and developing interventions to improve the mealtime experience of persons living with dementia to highlight how opportunities can shape a research program.

This seminar will be held in EXP 1689 on February 14 at 2:30 p.m. and is open to all members of the UWaterloo community. No registration required.


X (Twitter): @HeatherHKeller@nutriagelab

LinkedIn: Heather Keller