Assistant Professor of Health Outcomes & Biomedical Informatics

Dominick Lemas, PhD

Dr. Dominick Lemas is an Assistant Professor of Health Outcomes & Biomedical Informatics and a
faculty member at the Institute for Child Health Policy. His research is devoted to understanding the fetal origins of pediatric obesity with a specific interest in the functional implications of gut microflora and the critical host-microbe interactions that regulate maternal-infant metabolism. Dr. Lemas’ research interests include Molecular Epidemiology, Microbial Ecology, Statistical Genetics, Circumpolar Health, Obesity & Body Composition, and Maternal-child Health. 

Dr. Lemas has mentored 6 University Scholars since 2016 and continues to support our undergraduate researchers.  Most recently, under his guidance, Lynn Chen, a 2019 University Scholar, was first author on a paper published in Antibiotics:  Link Here.

Thank you for your contribution and support of undergraduate research!