Monique Potvin-Kent, PhD

Scientist

Biography

Monique Potvin Kent, PhD is Assistant Professor at the School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine at the University of Ottawa. She has a doctoral degree in population health, a master’s degree in psychology and a bachelor’s degree in political science. For the past eight years, her research has focused on the nutritional environment and obesity prevention.  More specifically, she studies policies that affect food consumption and weight. Her research examines exposure among children to food marketing on television and online, the nutritional value of the marketed products, nutritional labelling and nutritional knowledge.

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Main address:
University of Ottawa, Faculty of medicine, School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine
600 Peter Morand, Room 301H
Ottawa (ON) K1G5K3

Main telephone:
613-769-7094