Kim Raine, PhD, RD, FCAHS

Kim Raine, PhD, RD, FCAHS

Kim Raine, PhD, RD, FCAHS

Dr. Kim Raine is currently Professor and Associate Dean (Research) the School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton. She is a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. She was trained as a registered dietitian.

Dr. Raine’s research program, POWER (Promoting Optimal Weights through Ecological Research), explores the social determinants of the obesity epidemic, and policy and community-based population interventions to promote healthy weights and prevent chronic diseases. From 2008-2013 she held an Applied Public Health Chair funded by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) and the Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF). She has published over 150 peer reviewed articles, and has presented her research at numerous national and international conferences.