ENRICH Team Members

Rhonda Bell, PhD
(Principal Investigator)
Rhonda Bell, PhD (Principal Investigator) Professor, Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science, University of Alberta
Paula Robson, PhD, RNutr
(Co-Principal Investigator)
Scientific Director, The Tomorrow Project, Cancer Control Alberta, Alberta Health Services; Adjunct Associate Professor, Centre for Health Promotion Studies, University of Alberta
Maria Mayan, PhD
(Co-Principal Investigator, Lead: Selected Strategies – Community Based Organizations)
Assistant Director, Community University Partnership, Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta
Terri Miller, MSA, RD
(Lead: Selected Strategies - Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain)
Manager, Reproductive Health, Healthy Children and Families, Alberta Health Services
Ellen Toth, MD
(Co-Lead: Selected Strategies - First Nations Community)
Professor Emeritus, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta; Medical Director, Aboriginal Diabetes Wellness Program, Royal Alexandra Hospital; Regional Medical Director for Aboriginal Health, Alberta Health Services
Richard Oster, PhD
(Co-Lead: Selected Strategies - First Nations Community)
Aboriginal Health Researcher, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta
Kim Raine, PhD, RD
Professor, School of Public Health, University of Alberta
Dolly Bondarianzadeh, PhD
Evaluation Specialist, Healthy Children and Families, Population, Public Health and Aboriginal Health, Alberta Health Services
Ilona Csizmadi, PhD, RD
Research Scientist, Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research, Alberta Health Services; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Departments of Community Health Sciences and Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary
Venu Jain, MD, PhD, FRCSC, MRCOG
Associate Professor, Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Royal Alexandra Hospital, University of Alberta
Kara Nerenberg, MD
Clinician Scientist and General Internist, Obstetric Medicine, University of Calgary
Carla Prado, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science, University of Alberta; Campus Alberta Innovation Program Chair in Nutrition, Food & Health, University of Alberta
Arya Sharma, MD/PhD, FRCPC Arya Sharma, MD/PhD, FRCPC
Professor of Medicine & Chair in Obesity Research and Management, University of Alberta; Clinical Co-Chair, Alberta Health Services Obesity Program; Scientific Director, Canadian Obesity Network
Sheila Tyminski, MEd, RD
Director, Nutrition Services, Population & Public Health Strategy, Alberta Health Services
Yan Yuan, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, University of Alberta
Brooks Hanewich
Community Economic Development Committee Lead
Linda McCargar
(Previous Co- Investigator)
Professor Emeritus, Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science, University of Alberta

International Team Members

Kristi Adamo, PhD Kristi Adamo, PhD
Senior Scientist, CHEO Research Institute; Scientist, HALO Research Group, CHEO Research Institute; Director, HALO Research Lab, CHEO Research Institute; Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa; Read More
Elizabeth Adams, PhD, RD
Assistant Professor, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University
Mary Barker, PhD, C Psychol
Associate Professor of Psychology, MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton
Michelle Berlin, MD, MPH
OB/GYN, Preventive Medicine; Co-Director, OHSU Center for Women’s Health Oregon Health and Science University
Sally Bowman, PhD
Professor and Family Development Specialist, Oregon State University
Hilde Brekke, PhD
Researcher, Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Nutrition, University of Oslo
Wendy Lawrence, PhD, C Psychol
Associate Professor of Health Psychology, MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton
Christine Olson, PhD, RD
Professor, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University
Sara Wilson-Wolfe, MS, RD
SNAP-Ed/Nutrition Education Coordinator, Extension Family and Community Health, Oregon State University
Sue Woodbury, RD, MBA
State Women, Infants and Children Program Director, Nutrition & Health Screening Program, Oregon Health and Science University

ENRICH Trainees

Laura Adam, RD
MSc Student, Department of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta
Leticia Pereira, MSc
PhD Student, Department of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta
Maira Quintanilha, MSc, RD
PhD Student, Department of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta
Megan Jarman, PhD
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Agriculture, Life & Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta
Grant Bruno, MSc
MSc Student, University of Alberta
Jocelyn Graham
MSc Student, Department of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta