Ph.D., Diet and Health
University of Ottawa
Laurie Chan is a Professor and holder of the Canada Research Chair in Toxicology and Environmental Health at the University of Ottawa. His research interests focus on toxicology, environmental health, nutrition and the environment of indigenous peoples; chemical, biological and biochemical processes involved in the metabolism and toxicity of environmental and nutritional contaminants; effects of trace element deficiency; effects of contaminants in the ecosystem; and risk assessment.
Nereus PI Laurie Chan and Senior Fellow Tiff-Annie Kenny attended the International Society of Exposure Science and the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology conference (ISES-ISEE 2018) in Ottawa, Canada on August 26th-30th. The conference’s focus was on environmental health concerns, and included how scientific and local knowledge combine to assess the impact of contaminated fish consumption on First Nations’ health and well-being in Canada.