Track Record

Recipient of the GSSI/ACSM Young Investigator Award (2018)

  • Where a junior scientist in the field of sports nutrition and/or exercise physiology will be recognized for scientific excellence, relating to helping athletes improve athletic performance.

Presentations Include:

  • Athletics Canada Olympic Track and Field - High Level Performance

  • Ontario Exercise Physiology Conference - Research Review (Nutrition for Ultra-Endurance Athletics)

  • Carleton University (Ottawa) - Fitness and Exercise

  • University of Toronto (St. George Campus and Mississauga Campus) - Fitness and Exercise Nutrition

  • Burlington Soccer Club - Youth Performance

  • Running Room - Fitness and Performance

  • Forest Hill Figure Skating - Performance

  • Ontario Basketball Talent ID and Development - Youth Performance​

  • Local Baseball Teams - Fitness and Performance

Wells Group Coaching Program Dietitian and Nutrition Coach​

  • Team coaching alongside:

Dr. Greg Wells, Owner, Director and Sleep Coach

Dr. Melissa Piercell, Naturopath

Sarah Gairdner, Psychologist, and

Sara Thompson, Exercise Physiologist

Hynes Performance Resident Nutrition Coach

University of Toronto Inter-professional Education Workshop Leader

  • Alongside a medical doctor colleague on how to provide effective nutrition support as well as on the role of a dietitian in a health care team for medicine and other health care students.

Tradeshows and Events Ambassador For:

  • Athletics Canada​

  • Dietitians of Canada

  • Aramark Canada Ltd.

  • Carleton University Athletics

  • Nutrigenomix
     

Article/Handout Writing For:

  • 2015 Pan-American Games

  • Aramark Healthy for Life website and mobile app

  • Carleton University Food Services Health and Wellness Newsletter

Publications:

  • Whey Protein Supplementation Enhances Whole Body Protein Metabolism and Recovery of Performance after Resistance Exercise: A Double-blind Crossover Study. The FASEB Journal (2017).

  • Nutritional implications for ultra-endurance walking and running events. Extrem Physiol Med (2016).​

  • Engineering physiology' to understand the post-exercise biochemical milieu: mixing it up with anabolic hormones. J Physiol (2016).
     

Degrees:

  • MSc Exercise Science - University of Toronto

  • ​H.BSc Specialization in Nutrition & Dietetics - Western University

  • BA Kinesiology - Western University

    • Gold medal for highest academic graduating average in Western University's 3 year BA Kinesiology program 2014