Editorial Board Member - JOO
Dr. Winnie Chan is currently working as a Specialist Renal Dietitian and a Research Lead in the Department of Nutrition & Dietetics at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom. She previously worked as a Senior Dietitian in the fields of Hepatology, Obesity, Diabetes, Nephrology, Cardiology, Neurology, and Gastroenterology. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Postgraduate Diploma in Dietetics from King’s College, University of London. She completed her PhD study at the University of Birmingham. She has a particular clinical and research interest in kidney transplantation and adult polycystic kidney disease. She has published in the field, and has presented at numerous national and international conferences.
Her research areas include:
- Nutritional assessment in kidney transplant recipients.
- Effects of different body composition compartments, including fat mass, muscle mass and fluid volume status, on post-transplantation clinical outcomes, fatigue, and quality of life.
- The link between nutrition, inflammation and cardiovascular risk in kidney transplant recipients.
- Nutritional support in adult polycystic kidney disease patients.
Other Editorial Board Members - JOO
School of Biomedical Sciences
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Institute of Endocrinology
Obesity Management Center
Research Institute of Food Science & Technology
Department of Food Science and Nutrition
University of Minnesota
Department of Nutrition and Food Science
American University of Beirut
Pennington Biomedical Research Center (PBRC)
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology
Nephrology, Vascular Disease and Clinical Chemistry
University of Tübingen
Department of Nutrition & Food Science
Wayne State University
Mossakowski Medical Research Centre
Polish Academy of Sciences