Diane O'Brien

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Diane O'Brien

Professor / interim director

University affiliation

  • Institute of Arctic Biology
  • College of Natural Science and Mathematics
  • Department of Biology and Wildlife
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (Fairbanks)

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Areas of expertise

  • Biology
  • Biomedicine and health

Research interests/biography

Stable isotope ecology, nutritional physiology, and biomarker development. Diane's research is focused on the development of biomarkers for use in nutritional epidemiology. O'Brien uses dietary tools based on natural stable isotope ratios to study the effects of changing diets on Alaska Native health and other populations.