Marie-pierre St-ongePhD, FAHA, CCSH
Dr. St-Onge has been NIH-funded since 2008. She conducts innovative, cutting-edge clinical research combining her expertise on sleep, nutrition, and energy balance regulation to address questions relating to the role of circadian rhythms, including sleep duration and timing as well as meal timing and eating patterns, on cardiometabolic risk. She has strong expertise in the conduct of controlled inpatient and outpatient studies of sleep and dietary manipulations.
Dr. St-Onge is Center Director for the American Heart Association funded Go Red for Women Strategically Focused Research Center, aimed at determining the causality of the relation between sleep and cardiovascular disease and the specific role that sleep plays in the health of women throughout the life cycle. She is a pioneer in this field, having Chaired the first scientific statement endorsed by the AHA on this topic. She is a strong supporter of the American Heart Association and has served on numerous committees of the Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health over the past 15 years, currently serving on the Nutrition Committee.