Susan Olivo-Marston, Ph.D.
College of Public Health
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.
FIC member Susan Olivo-Marston is investigating whether or not obesity contributes to colon cancer risks and if restricting calories reduces risks. Read more