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Russell de Souza, RD, ScD

McMaster University
Assisstant Professor
Russell has worked as clinical and research dietitian for over 15 years, with a focus on reducing cardiovascular risk through diet.  He is a proud husband, and father to a very inquisitive 8-year old son.  He uses his clinical expertise alongside the approaches of nutritional epidemiology to help ensure the lives of all Canadians including Indigenous Peoples’ are free of diabetes and heart diseases.  Currently Russell is an Assistant Professor at McMaster University in Hamilton. His focus is working to understand early life determinants of chronic disease risk through observational studies of mothers and babies. He has studied at Queen’s University, Ryerson University, the University of Toronto, and the Harvard School of Public Health.