Brock Williams

PhD Candidate

Department of Food, Nutrition and Health

Faculty of Land and Food Systems

Brock is a Registered Dietitian currently undergoing his doctoral training in Human Nutrition under the supervision of Dr. Karakochuk. Brock previously completed his graduate dietetic internship at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) (2014), MSc in Human Nutrition at McGill University (2012), and his BSc at St. Francis Xavier University (2010).

As a dietitian who has had a career in pediatric clinical nutrition, his primary research interests lie in infant/child health, micronutrients, and in optimizing clinical care and health outcomes of paediatric populations. His current doctoral research involves conducting a randomized clinical trial to re-evaluate folic acid supplementation practices in children with Sickle Cell Disease.

First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.

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