Dr. de Souza is a registered dietitian and nutritional epidemiologist. He received his doctoral degree in nutritional epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health. He completed post-doctoral training in systematic reviews and randomized trial methodology jointly at McMaster University and St. Michael’s Hospital (Toronto). His work focuses on dietary factors that influence chronic disease throughout the lifespan, with a particular interest in macronutrients, dietary patterns and cardiosvascular disease.
Dr. de Souza is exploring the role of foods, nutrients, and dietary patterns on chronic disease risk, notably cardiovascular disease. He works on randomized trials, cohort studies, and systematic review and meta-analyses in these areas.