Dr. Kuk is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Kinesiology and Health Science at York University. She obtained her BScHons from the University of Western Ontario, and her MSc and PhD from Queen’s University. She has published over 50 scientific papers, reports and chapters related to obesity, health and lifestyle behaviors.
Currently, her laboratory is investigating the relationship between obesity and physical inactivity through clinical human intervention studies and epidemiological approaches. In particular, she is interested in the characterization of the metabolically normal but obese phenotype and is currently working on factors that identify successful weight management in adult and pediatric bariatric patient populations.
Commentaries by Dr. Jennifer Kuk: