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Dr. Pauline Darling

Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa

Pauline Darling is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nutrition Sciences at the University of Ottawa. She completed her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry-Nutrition at the University of Ottawa, her MSc at Université de Montréal and her PhD in Nutritional Sciences at the University of Toronto. She completed her clinical dietetic training at Kingston General Hospital. Prior to joining the faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa in 2015, she served as Coordinator of Nutrition and Dietetic Research, and Associate Scientist Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St Michael’s Hospital and is Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Toronto. In this capacity she directed the Combined MSc-Dietetic Internship program aimed at enhancing research training of registered dietitians. She has supervised 10 graduate students and 65 dietetic interns. Dr Darling is a registered dietitian and is a member of Dietitians of Canada, the American Nutrition Society, the Canadian Association of Nephrology Dietitians, the European Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ESPEN), serves on the Advisory Council of the Canadian Nutrition Society and is local co-chair for the CNS 2016 Annual Conference. Her current research interests in clinical nutrition include dietary intake and the nutritional modulation of the uremic environment in patients with chronic kidney disease.