Andrew Odegaard

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
School of Medicine

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Epidemiology

M.P.H., University of Minnesota, Epidemiology

B.A., Macalester College, Biology

Phone: (949) 824-8544

University of California, Irvine
244 Irvine Hall
Mail Code: 7550
Irvine, CA 92697

diet, nutrition, lifestyle, physical activity, obesity, body composition, metabolic disorders, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer's, cognition, translation
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The broad, overarching focus of my research relates to the etiology and epidemiology of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Within this context I focus on diet and lifestyle related factors throughout the life course with the ultimate goal of contributing to and informing efforts related to the prevention and control of these diseases. This research employs observational and experimental study designs, emphasizes discovery and translation, and incorporates cutting edge ideas, technology and methods. I am also involved with research on the relationship between diet, lifestyle and anthropometric factors with different cancers, Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive decline.
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Last updated 09/04/2015