Leanne Redman, PhD, FTOS and Diana Thomas, PhD
Thursday, August 11, 2022
4:00 pm Eastern
Leanne M. Redman, PhD, FTOS is a Professor of Clinical Science. Her expertise is in human physiology as it relates to the quantification of energy balance, in both controlled and free-living conditions in humans. The epicenter of Dr. Redman’s work has been in the design and conduct of controlled clinical trials where diet and physical activity are manipulated to modulate body energy stores. Dr. Redman is the Chief Academic Officer at Pennington Biomedical and leads the Division of Scientific Education. She has published more than 200 research articles, reviews, and book chapters around energy metabolism, insulin sensitivity, obesity, calorie restriction, exercise, and maternal/infant physiology.
Diana M. Thomas, PhD is currently a professor of discipline at the United States Military Academy at West Point. She holds joint research appointments at the Columbia University New York Obesity Research Center and the Pennington Biomedical Research Center and serves on the editorial board for the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, PloS One, and Nutrition and Diabetes. She has published over 130 peer-reviewed articles in exercise, fitness, nutrition, and body weight regulation relying on diverse mathematical methods ranging from differential equations to machine learning. Dr. Thomas has devoted her career to increasing and diversifying the number of students who pursue mathematics.