Jenna Gillen, PhD
  • Assistant Professor
  • University of Toronto
  • Toronto, ON CAN


Dr. Jenna Gillen is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education at the University of Toronto. Her research interests include understanding how exercise and nutrition impact carbohydrate and fat metabolism in humans and identifying lifestyle strategies to improve metabolic health. Her research has shown that brief but intense exercise (high-intensity interval training) can lead to many health benefits that are normally associated with longer durations of moderate-intensity exercise.