Martha Belury, Ph.D., R.D.


Professor, Dept. Human Sciences
Professor, Dept. Internal Medicine
Professor, Div. Environmental Health Sciences (Public Health)
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Martha Belury earned both her degrees at the University of Texas, Austin. She received her bachelor’s degree in Dietetics and her doctoral degree in the Department of Biological Sciences. She has been at The Ohio State University since 2002 as a professor in the Department of Human Sciences. Her research interests include:

  • Modulation of insulin action under conditions of hepatic insulin resistance such as during type 2 diabetes, obesity, and metabolic syndrome.
  • Fatty acid modulation of gene expression and signal transduction to modulate metabolism in the liver.
  • Dietary fatty acids and other dietary bioactive components.

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