Maria Luz Fernandez
Maria-Luz Fernandez has a Ph.D. degree and is a Professor and the Graduate Program Coordinator at the Department of Nutritional Sciences of the University of Connecticut. Her area of research is the regulation of lipoprotein metabolism by dietary interventions including dietary cholesterol, dietary fiber, and carbohydrate restriction. Her research interests expand to the evaluation of diet, physical activity, weight loss, and drug treatment on heart disease and the metabolic syndrome. She has been an Associate Editor of the Journal of Nutrition. She has published 141 papers in peer-reviewed journals and has been invited to present her data in several countries including Mexico, Panama, Peru, Colombia, Argentina, Portugal, UAE, and South Korea.
Biography Updated on 11 May 2009