Dr. Ann Skulas-Ray

Dr. Skulas-Ray is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Arizona. Her research focuses on identifying and refining nutritional strategies for reducing chronic inflammation and cardiovascular disease risk. She specializes in human subjects intervention studies that investigate effects of omega-3 fatty acids and plant bioactives on lipids/lipoproteins, inflammation, insulin resistance, oxidative stress, brachial and central blood pressure, indices of arterial stiffness, and other cardiovascular disease risk factors. She has been an investigator on 16 clinical studies and has over 40 publications in the areas of inflammation, nutrition, and cardiovascular research, including 5 book chapters, 2 encyclopedia entries, and lead authorship of a National Advisory for the American Heart Association.