Andrea Glenn
Research Fellows

Andrea Glenn

Postdoctoral Research Fellow



Dr. Andrea Glenn is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and at the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Toronto. She has a PhD in Nutritional Sciences and is also a Registered Dietitian. Her research interests include the role of plant-based dietary patterns on cardiometabolic disease risk. She is currently working on the role of the cholesterol-lowering portfolio diet in preventing cardiovascular disease, incorporating traditional epidemiological analyses, clinical trial data and metabolomics. Other research areas include carbohydrate quality and plant protein. Dr. Glenn is also interested in developing knowledge translation activities related to plant-based dietary patterns.

BSc, 2010, Nutrition
St. Francis Xavier University, Canada

MSc, 2012, Nutritional Sciences
University of Toronto, Canada

RD, 2013, Dietetic Internship
Mount Sinai Hospital, Canada

PhD, 2021, Nutritional Sciences
University of Toronto, Canada

CIHR Postdoctoral Fellowship2022-2024
Canadian Institute of Health Research


A Web-Based Health Application to Translate Nutrition Therapy for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Primary Care ( Quality Improvement and Usability Testing Study.

Kavanagh ME, Chiavaroli L, Glenn AJ, Heijmans G, Grant SM, Chow CM, Josse RG, Malik VS, Watson W, Lofters A, Holmes C, Rackal J, Srichaikul K, Sherifali D, Snelgrove-Clarke E, Udell JA, Juni P, Booth GL, Farkouh ME, Leiter LA, Kendall CWC, Jenkins DJA, Sievenpiper JL.

JMIR Hum Factors. 2022 Apr 21. 9(2):e34704. PMID: 35451981