Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton (Canada)
Dr. Dehghan is an Investigator for the Nutrition Epidemiology program at the Population Health Research Institute. She holds two Masters of Clinical Nutrition and Health Research Methodology. She received her doctoral degree in Clinical Nutrition from Newcastle University, England. She completed post-doctoral training in Nutrition Epidemiology at McMaster University. During the last fifteen years, her main focus has been the development of methods to measure dietary intake of individuals around the world. Her main interest is understanding the impact of dietary factors in the cause and prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer. She has published 50 papers and 2 book chapters. Her publication on “Associations of fats and carbohydrate intake with cardiovascular disease and mortality in 18 countries from 5 continents: The PURE study” 2017 the Lancet, was ranked first in 2017 by Digital Science in their annual Altmetric Top 100 research papers published in 2017.