Fellowship, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
PhD, University of Toronto
BSc, The University of Western Ontario
The research program of Dr. Ley focuses on developing dietary and lifestyle strategies to prevent and manage diabetes and its complications and investigating earlier life risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease over the life course. She has high-impact peer-reviewed publications in cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, nutrition, and women and child health. She presents her groundbreaking research internationally, at events including the American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions. She currently leads a research project aimed at characterizing body weight change patterns during early adulthood among women and determining potential pathways that may subsequently lead to a higher risk for cardiovascular disease.
View Dr. Ley's publications at her NCBI profile page.