Current Students

Ty Beal

Research Interests: Ty Beal is a PhD Candidate in Geography with a Designated Emphasis in International and Community Nutrition. His research focuses on sustainable food systems, micronutrient adequacy of the food supply, and the pathways between stunting determinants and stunting.

Sarah Burke

Research Interests: Human zinc metabolism and exploring novel methods for zinc nutrition assessment.

Jennie Davis

Research Interests: Maternal and child nutrition, child feeding behaviors, international and community nutrition program development and evaluation, nutrition intervention programs, nutrition education.

Caitlin French

Research Interests: Interactions in host and microbial metabolism, maternal/ early child nutrition, cognitive development and nutrition behavior

Megan Grimes

Research interest: Maternal/early child nutrition, micronutrients and malnutrition, nutrition interventions in low-income populations

Juliana Haber

Research Interests: Maternal and infant nutrition, breast milk quality assessment, dietary assessment, micronutrient metabolism, agro-nutritional public heath interventions, food systems

Nazmul Huda

Research interest: Effect of vitamin A supplementation on infants’ immunity

Sika Kumordzie

Research interest: Maternal and child nutrition, Childhood obesity and chronic disease, Micronutrient malnutrition

Andrew Matchado

Research Interests: Nutrition and non-communicable disease in low income setting

Eugenia Maku Ocansey

Research interests: Nutrition interventions for low income populations with special focus on maternal and child nutrition

Harriet Okronipa

Research interests: Maternal and child nutrition, nutrition intervention programs using community-based participatory approaches, infant and young child feeding and dietary preference development, and Infant morbidity.

Cesaire T. Ouedraogo

Research Interests: Human nutrition and public health with focus on 1) maternal and child nutrition, 2) interactions between micronutrient deficiencies and infection, and 3) stable isotope techniques for body composition, breastfeeding and micronutrient deficiencies assessment.

Emily Roberts

Research interests: The relationship between nutrition and chronic disease (focusing on cardiovascular disease), nutrition policy, and how policies can help reduce the risk for chronic disease.

Barkat Ullah

Research Interests: Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition. Infant and Young Child Feeding.

Rochelle Werner

Research Interests: Maternal and infant nutrition, dietary assessment, and implementation science

Demewoz Haile Woldegebreal

Research Interests: Implementation Science, Maternal and Child nutrition, Economics of Nutrition: Bio-economic modeling for nutrition, Nutrition intervention and Behavior change programs, Nutritional assessment and Nutritional epidemiology.