Associate professor, Epidemiology and Community Health
Relationship between nutrition and disease, Causes and prevention of chronic disease (type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular), Physical activity
Pereira is researching how dietary composition, eating patterns, and physical activity patterns are related to the causes, prevention, and treatment of chronic disease, such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, throughout the lifespan.
Sources of Funding
National Institutes of Health (National Heart, lung, and blood institute; National Cancer Institute; National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
American Heart Association