Author: David Bissonnette, PhD

Dr. Bissonnette is an associate professor of nutrition and an obesity researcher at Minnesota State University, Mankato. He received his doctoral degree in the nutritional sciences from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, with interests specific to biochemistry and epidemiology. His experience as a dietitian in weight management counseling, in addition to his obesity research, has prepared him to better understand population health. His recent book: INSATIABLE: A Nation's Unappeasable Hunger is the culmination of 15 years of research into the deep-rooted causes of obesity of the many chronic diseases that are now bringing our financial healthcare system to the brink of insolvency.