Peggy Borum

Peggy Borum, PhD

Dr. Peggy Borum, PhD, is a professor of Food Science at the University of Florida. Her research program focuses on populations with special nutrient needs with an emphasis on carnitine. For the past 30 years, her laboratory has conducted both basic research and clinical research to understand the biosynthesis, transport and function of carnitine during different stages of the life cycle and during different pathological conditions. Dr. Borum is the recipient of the 2013 Pediatric and Maternal Fetal Medicine Division Award.