Marie-Pierre St-Onge PhD, FAHA, CCSHAssociate Professor of Nutritional Medicine, Director, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Sleep Center of Excellence, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
The overall focus of Dr. St-Onge’s research is the study of the impact of lifestyle, specifically sleep and diet, on cardio-metabolic risk factors. She is the founding Director of the Sleep center of excellence ~ Connecting day & night rhythms, at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Dr. St-Onge has been NIH-funded since 2008. She conducts innovative, cutting-edge clinical research combining her expertise on sleep, nutrition, and energy balance regulation to address questions relating to the role of circadian rhythms, including sleep duration and timing as well as meal timing and eating patterns, on cardio-metabolic risk. She has strong expertise in the conduct of controlled inpatient and outpatient studies of sleep and dietary manipulations. Dr. St-Onge is Center Director for the American Heart Association funded Go Red for Women Strategically Focused Research Center, aimed at determining the causality of the relation between sleep and cardiovascular disease and the specific role that sleep plays in the health of women throughout the life cycle. She is a pioneer in this field, having Chaired the first scientific statement endorsed by the AHA on this topic.