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Miyoung Suh RD., PhD.

Currently Not Accepting Students.

Current Position

Associate Professor in the Department of Human Nutritional Sciences at the University of Manitoba; Clinical Dietician; Director of the University Dietetics Program for six years

History

1999/5 – 2003/8 Post-doctorate, Research Associate, Nutrition and Metabolism, University of Alberta

1998/3 – 1998/8 Post-doctorate, Postdoctoral training, Nutrition and Metabolism, University of Alberta

1990/9 – 1998/2 Doctorate, Doctor of Philosophy, Nutrition and Metabolism, University of Alberta

1983/3 – 1985/2 Master’s Thesis, Master of Science – Masters, Food Science and Nutrition, Catholic

1979/3 – 1983/2 Bachelor’s, Bachelor of Science, Food Science and Nutrition, Catholic University of
Daegu

Research Focus

Dr. Suh’s on-going research involves studying the fundamental roles of dietary lipids in brain, retina, and testes/sperm under alcoholic, diabetic and obese conditions. Dr. Suh is a nutrition lead of Canada Israel International Fetal Alcohol Consortium (CIIFAC), identifying nutritional status of alcohol consuming pregnant mothers and alcohol-fed animals. Overall, her research outcomes provide a basis for the provision of optimal nutrition and development of diet strategies beneficial to the target clinical population.