Innovations in Healthy Aging Lecture Series | The essential nutrients for healthy aging
Innovations in Healthy Aging Lecture Series
A healthy diet is an important part of healthy aging. Audience members will learn more about how nutrition protects health, prevents disease and promotes an active lifestyle. Dr. Skiba will provide six simple nutrition strategies for healthy aging that audience members can incorporate into their daily lives.
This is a free public lecture. Complimentary parking will be available in lot 2012, adjacent to the Health Sciences Innovation Building.
Dr. Meghan Skiba is an assistant professor in the College of Nursing Biobehavioral Health Science Division at the University of Arizona. She received her doctorate in Health Behavior Health Promotion from the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, has additional formal graduate training in epidemiology and nutritional sciences and completed post-doctoral training at Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Skiba has experience delivering remote diet and physical activity interventions, health coaching, accelerometry, mixed methods and data analysis. Her research has an emphasis on biological aging, technology and dyads.
As a registered dietitian nutritionist, Dr. Skiba’s research aims to promote health equity and healthy aging through nutrition and exercise, with an emphasis on cancer prevention and control.