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Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, PhD, RD



Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, PhD, RD is associate director for cancer prevention and control with the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, as well as a professor of nutrition sciences. Her training includes a background in biochemistry, genetics and behavioral science, and she has conducted some of the largest studies exploring metabolic and body composition changes in response to cancer treatment. Dr. Demark-Wahnefried has had particular success looking at how home-based lifestyle changes improve the diet and exercise behaviors of people affected by cancer.