Dr. April Stull is an Instructor in Diabetes and Nutrition at Pennington Biomedical Research Center. Her clinical research interests are botanical dietary supplementation, type 2 diabetes, and insulin resistance (pre-diabetes). Her current research focuses on blueberries and their many health benefits, including preventing the development of type 2 diabetes and alleviating the symptoms of metabolic syndrome.
Dr. Stull has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals and participated in many national and international conferences. She has been honored with the NIH Postdoctoral Professional Development and Enrichment Award. Her professional memberships include the American Society for Nutrition and American Diabetes Association.
Dr. Stull completed her Ph.D. degree in Foods and Nutrition with a minor in Gerontology from Purdue University (2007). Her graduate training was followed by 3 years of postdoctoral training in Diabetes and Nutrition at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, LA.