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
Department of Nutrition and Food Science
American University of Beirut
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology
Nephrology, Vascular Disease and Clinical Chemistry
University of Tübingen
Department of Family & Community Medicine
King Khalid University
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Department of Nutrition & Food Science
Wayne State University
Research Institute of Food Science & Technology
Department of Paediatric Nutrition
Brazilian Association of Nutrology
University of Ribeirao Preto
Department of Biomedical Science
Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Food Science and Nutrition
University of Minnesota
Pennington Biomedical Research Center (PBRC)