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Susan Olivo-Marston, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
College of Public Health

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(614) 688-3702
olivo-marston.1@osu.edu

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Primary Food Innovation Center Area: Biomedical Nutrition, Obesity
Areas of Expertise: obesity and colon cancer, nutrition and cancer prevention, nutritional epidemiology, omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids

I am interested in using food and nutrition to prevent cancer.  I have been conducting cancer prevention research focused on nutrition for the past 12 years.  Furthermore, I come to the Food Innovation Center as a multidisciplinary researcher having been trained both in basic science and epidemiology.  I am committed to continuing focusing my research on nutrition and cancer and plan to do this in both animal models and population studies.  Therefore, I bring to the Food Innovation Center a unique transdisciplinary approach to nutrition-based research, specifically focused on colon cancer prevention.

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