Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism


John Apolzan, PhD

John Apolzan, PhD

Research Focus

The focus of the Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism Laboratory is how nutrition effects human health. In particular, the lab examines nutritional influences on obesity and obesity management.

About this Lab

The laboratory utilizes translational research to answer key nutritional, weight management, and metabolism questions.

The primary work of this laboratory involves 3 broad research areas:  

  • Nutritional Endocrinology and Cardiometabolic Health
  • Nutritional Interventions
  • Nutrition and mHealth

The laboratory is primarily supported with federal grants and industry contracts.