HASSAN VATANPARAST, Dr.
Dr. H. Vatanparast is Professor of Nutritional Epidemiology at the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition and the School of Public Health, University of Saskatchewan. After his MD degree, he worked in the public health sector as an epidemiologist and public health administrator focusing on chronic disease prevention and control. He completed his PhD degree in nutritional epidemiology and a postdoctoral fellowship in kinesiology (diet, physical activity, and chronic diseases) at the University of Saskatchewan. He has served in several relevant international scientific associations and led various national and international research projects and interventional studies leading to numerous publications, conference presentations and, more importantly, positive change in target communities. Dr. Vatanparast has enjoyed training and working with several graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, along with teaching undergraduate students. Dr. Vatanparast and his coworkers are benefiting from strong multi-sectoral, multi-disciplinary collaboration in their initiatives.