Victor Wenze Zhong, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University (effective July 1, 2019). Victor is a nutritional epidemiologist by training. He has also received training in metabolomics, genomics, medical informatics, and “big data” in the previous 7 years. At Cornell, Victor will design a coherent program of interdisciplinary research spanning nutrition, epidemiology, omics, and informatics to help people prevent cardiometabolic diseases.
Academic focus: Understanding the etiology and progression of cardiometabolic diseases and identifying prevention and management strategies using nutritional, epidemiological, omics, and medical informatics approaches.
Previous positions: Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Academic background: Bachelor of Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China; PhD, Nutrition (major) and Epidemiology (minor), The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.