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Dr. Robert Davidson

Assistant Profeesor
Nutrition & Human Performance, Logan University
1851 Schoettler Road

Brief Biography:

Nutritional Biochemist with expertise in creatively solving complex problems. Research experience in bone health, fat soluble vitamins, insulin-signaling, metabolism, physiologically-based mathematical modeling and computer simulations of metabolism, physiological functions, and physical performance outcomes. Professional goals include developing computer simulations that predict the effects of diet, exercise, and physical environment on human physical performance capabilities. PhD Nutritional Science, Univ. Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA. MS Nutrition, Utah State Univ., Logan, UT, USA. BS Chemistry, Utah State Univ., Logan, UT, USA.


Academic positions:

Assistant Professor, Nutrition and Human Performance, Logan University, Chesterfield, MO, USA Assistant Professor, Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Science, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA


Research interests:

Nutrition, obesity, bone health, physiologically based mathematical models and computer simulations of effects of nutrition, exercise, environment and disease on physical performance capabilities.


What I think of the idea behind WebmedCentral:

Way overdue. Peer review is necessary for science, but a healthy, transparent method of review can improve objectivity and restore ethics involved in the process. Potentially can improve dialog and collaborative nature of science.