Delegate: Erica Jansen
Affiliations: Research Assistant Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Michigan
Short Bio: Dr. Jansen is a nutritional epidemiologist who focuses on diet and sleep in relation to pediatric health. She has several lines of research, including the examination of how early nutritional environments affect childhood obesity and timing of puberty; how various aspects of sleep—including duration, timing, and quality—affect development of cardiometabolic risk; the bidirectional associations between sleep and diet; and epigenetic markers or mediators that underlie relationships between sleep and cardiometabolic health.
Activity: Published an article titled “Sleep 101: Why Sleep Is So Important to Your Health” on the public-facing blogsite The Pursuit.
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Date of Activity: March 2, 2020
Submitted By: Erica Jansen