Salvatore Carbone PhD, FHFSA

Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences, College of Humanities & Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Dr. Carbone obtained his BS in Nutrition and Dietetics at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy where he completed his clinical dietitian training, then completed a MS in Cellular and Molecular Nutrition at University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Italy, and a PhD in Molecular Medicine and Metabolism at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. His research investigates the role of different dietary interventions, with a focus on fatty acids modulation, on body composition phenotypes, cardiovascular health, and energy metabolism in patients with obesity and heart failure. He is also investigating the effects of glucose-lowering agents such as sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 inhibitors on metabolism and cardiovascular health in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and heart failure. To complete these projects, he has received a Career Development Award from the American Heart Association and a Mentored Clinical & Population Research Award also from American Heart Association. He has published more than 150 articles and serves as Associate Editor for Diabetes/Metabolism, Research & Reviews.