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Elizabeth J. Parks, PhD

Elizabeth J. Parks

Professor, Department of Nutrition & Exercise Physiology
Associate Director, Clinical Research Center
Institute for Clinical Translational Science
NW406 Health Science Center / DC043.00
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: (573) 882-5864
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Vita (PDF)

Research Focus

  • Cephalic phase of food intake and sensory effects on absorption of lipids
  • Effect of dietary macronutrients on the development of obesity-related disorders
  • Non-alcoholic hepatic steatosis, liver inflammation, and postprandial metabolism
  • Modeling of non-steady state kinetics in metabolism


Robert Levy Award, Kinetics and Metabolism Society, 2016.