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Courtney Peterson, Ph.D.

Department of Nutrition Sciences

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Department of Nutrition Sciences

Among Peterson’s areas of expertise are:

  • Meal timing
  • Circadian rhythms
  • Nutrition
  • Body mass index
  • Obesity research

Peterson is a scientist in UAB’s Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC), Diabetes Research Center (DRC), and the UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center (UCDC). She has conducted research that has led to a better, simpler way to calculate obesity in adolescents.

Notable media appearances

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