Lei Hao, MD, PhD

  • Dr. Lei HaoAssistant Professor

    Office: Ackerman Hall, Room 106

    Office Phone: 724.357.3284

    Email Address: leihao@iup.edu


    Degrees/ Schools

    Bachelor of Clinical Medicine (MD), Weifang Medical College, China

    Master of Medical Sciences in Pediatrics, Peking University, China

    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) of Human Nutrition, Pennsylvania State University

    Areas of Interest

    I am interested in investigating the mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of obesity and overnutrition-associated metabolic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and fatty liver disease, so that novel dietary and/or pharmacological approaches can be developed for preventing and treating these metabolic diseases.

    Biography/ Professional Experience

    I have professional experience in nutrition and public health research.

    Courses Taught

    • FDNT 145 Personal Nutrition (Introduction to Nutrition)
    • FDNT 213 Life Cycle Nutrition
    • FDNT 484 Senior Seminar
    • FDNT 564 Food and Nutrition Research Methods
    • FDNT 642 Contemporary Issues in Food and Nutrition
    • FDNT 645 Proteins, Carbohydrates and Fats
    • FDNT 771 Lifecycle Nutrition