Tim Green

Professor, BSc, MSc, PhD

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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 Sep 199331 Aug 1997

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Research Output 1994 2019

Adequate vitamin b 12 and riboflavin status from menus alone in residential care facilities in the lower mainland, british columbia

Whitfield, K. C., da Silva, L., Feldman, F., Singh, S., McCann, A., McAnena, L., Ward, M., McNulty, H., Barr, S. I. & Green, T., 1 Jan 2019, In : Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism. 44, 4, p. 414-419 (

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Docosahexaenoic acid supplementation of preterm infants and parent-reported symptoms of allergic disease at 7 years corrected age: Follow-up of a randomized controlled trial

Gunaratne, A. W., Makrides, M., Collins, C., Gibson, R., McPhee, A., Sullivan, T., Gould, J., Green, T., Doyle, L. W., Davis, P. G., French, N. P., Colditz, P. B., Simmer, K., Morris, S. A. & Best, K., 1 Jun 2019, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 109, 6, p. 1600-1610 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of enhanced homestead food production on anaemia among Cambodian women and children: A cluster randomized controlled trial

Michaux, K. D., Hou, K., Karakochuk, C. D., Whitfield, K. C., Ly, S., Verbowski, V., Stormer, A., Porter, K., Li, K. H., Houghton, L. A., Lynd, L. D., Talukder, A., McLean, J. & Green, T., 1 May 2019, In : Maternal and Child Nutrition. 15, S3, e12757.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hematological parameters and prevalence of anemia in white and British Indian vegetarians and nonvegetarians in the UK Biobank

Tong, T. Y. N., Key, T. J., Gaitskell, K., Green, T., Guo, W., Sanders, T. A. & Bradbury, K. E., 1 Aug 2019, In : The American journal of clinical nutrition. 110, 2, p. 461-472 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Integrating nutrition outcomes into agriculture development for impact at scale: Highlights from the Canadian International Food Security Research Fund

Wesley, A. S., De Plaen, R., Michaux, K. D., Whitfield, K. C. & Green, T., 1 May 2019, In : Maternal and Child Nutrition. 15, S3, e12812.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial