Stéphanie Chevalier is an Associate Professor and the Graduate Program Director of the School of Human Nutrition, McGill University, Associate Member in the Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Medical Scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre.  A registered dietitian, she earned her Ph.D. degree in nutrition, from the University of Montreal and then completed postdoctoral studies in nutrition and metabolism at the former McGill Nutrition and Food Science Centre. She teaches Clinical Nutrition to future dietitians. Her main area of expertise is protein metabolism and the role of dietary protein, amino acids and other nutrients in muscle and function loss observed in aging and metabolic disorders such as cancer and type 2 diabetes.  More recently, she has expended her interests to investigate the interplay between nutrition, muscle health and cognition in older individuals from observational studies and clinical trials. Her research program is currently funded by the CIHR, Dairy Farmers of Canada and the Canadian Foundation for Dietetics Research.  She serves as a member of the Canadian Nutrition Society-Education Committee, the Québec Longitudinal Study on Nutrition and Aging (NuAge)-Steering Committee, the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging - Team 5 on Lifestyle, and the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging – Lifestyle Working Group. 

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