Dr.Maryam Kebbe

Assistant Professor

Dr. Maryam Kebbe is an Affiliate Member of the IMPART investigator team Canada. She received her Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences from the University of Ottawa, and her Doctorate in Medical Sciences from the University of Alberta’s Department of Pediatrics. She completed postdoctoral training in the Medical Sciences Division at the University of Oxford first, followed by the Reproductive Endocrinology and Women’s Health Laboratory at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Louisiana.

Dr. Kebbe joined the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of New Brunswick as an Assistant Professor in January 2023. There, she directs the Prenatal and Postnatal Exposures on Adiposity Development in infantS (PEADS) Laboratory. Her research interests are on the interplay between nutrition (including human milk), physical activity, and the infant gut microbiome; specifically, how these factors may prevent obesity programming in infancy through childhood.

Outside of academia, Dr. Kebbe enjoys road trips/travel, outdoor activities, and the piano.

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