- Assistant Professor in the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition
- University of Saskatchewan
Jessica Lieffers is a Dietitian and an Assistant Professor in the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition at the University of Saskatchewan. She completed her BSc, dietetic internship and MSc at the University of Alberta, and her Ph.D. at the University of Waterloo. She is a co-author of more than 40 peer-reviewed publications on various topics related to nutrition and dietetic practice. Much of her current research is in the area of nutrition and oral health. She is also currently a member of the Board of Editors for the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Nutrition and Dental Caries: An Emerging Area of Canadian Dietetic Practice and Research
Dental caries (or tooth decay) is the most common health condition in the world. In Canada, >95% of adults, and >50% of children have a history of dental caries. Although dental caries are caused by numerous factors, the foods and nutrients we consume have a strong relationship with the development of this issue. This presentation […]