Jennifer Brown is a registered dietitian with the Ottawa Hospital Bariatric Centre of Excellence. She received her nutrition degree from St. Francis Xavier University and completed her graduate studies at the University of Ottawa under Dr. Eric Doucet. Her area of interest in research focuses on weight regain after bariatric surgery, specifically exploring appetite-related measures and peripheral hormone changes after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery. She is involved with a number of obesity-related initiatives across North America, including her involvement as a steering committee member on the 2018-19 Canadian Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Adults with Obesity, an expert member of the American and Canadian Dietitian associations, chair of the Ontario Bariatric Network Dietitian Working Group and the provincial lead for the eConsult Champlain LHIN in bariatric nutrition. She has presented at national and international conferences/scientific meetings, peer reviewed obesity-specific research and is dedicated to standardizing nutrition-related education, research and program development in bariatric care.

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