Tim Green

Professor, PhD, MSc, BSc

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1994 …2023

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Tim Green joined the SAHMRI Women and Kids Theme in January 2016. Previously he was a Professor of Human Nutrition at the University of British Columbia and a Scientist at BC’s Child & Family Research Institute. Prior to that, Tim spent eight years as a lecturer in human nutrition at the University of Otago in NZ. Within the past five years, Tim has had funding from The Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Global Affairs Canada, International Development Research Council, Grand Challenges Canada, The Micronutrient Initiative, and Harvest Plus. 

His research focuses on micronutrients in pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, lactation, and early life (first 1000 days) with studies conducted in Canada, NZ, Asia and Africa. His group seeks to: identify micronutrient deficiencies through nutrition surveys; better define micronutrient requirements and pregnancy outcomes in these groups through RCTs; and develop sustainable strategies to improve micronutrient status.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Guelph

1 Sept 199331 Aug 1997

Award Date: 16 Oct 1997

Masters, University of Saskatchewan

3 Sept 199130 Aug 1993

Award Date: 13 Oct 1993

Bachelor's Degree, Acadia University

9 Sept 198528 Apr 1989

Award Date: 6 May 1989

External positions

Professor, University of British Columbia

1 Jun 201431 Dec 2015

Associate Professor, University of British Columbia

1 Jan 20081 Dec 2015

Senior Lecturer, University of Otago

1 Jan 200331 Dec 1997

Lecturer, University of Otago

1 Sept 199931 Dec 2002


  • Nutrition
  • micronutrients
  • Pregnancy
  • early life
  • lactation

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