Alumni

Alumni

Megan Bragg

  • GGNB Alumni
Major Professor: Christine Stewart - Research Interests: international maternal and infant nutrition, especially micronutrient deficiencies and cognitive development in children.

Alex Brito

  • GGNB Alumni
Class of 2015 - Major Professor: Lindsay H. Allen

Kendra Byrd

  • GGNB Alumni
Class of 2017 - Major Professor: Christine Stewart

Yimeng Cai

  • GGNB Alumni
Major Professor: Liping Huang - Research Interests: Zinc transporters and type 2 diabetes.

Katherine Cox

  • GGNB Alumni
Major Professor: Elizabeth Prado - Research Interests: socio-economic, cultural, and environmental determinants of maternal and child nutrition and health; infant and young child feeding practices, including complementary feeding; and relationships between diet, child growth and development.

Dave Dallas

  • GGNB Alumni
Class of 2012 - Major Professor: J. Bruce German

Jennie Davis

  • GGNB Alumni
Major Professor: Reina Engle-Stone - Research Interests: Maternal-child nutrition in global settings focusing on flux points for nutrition policy and prevention.

Sarah Dimitratos

  • GGNB Alumni
Major Professor: Kevin Laugero - Research Interests: Understanding the role of psychological stress on eating behavior and chronic disease risk in humans.

Daphna Dror

  • GGNB Alumni
Class of 2009 - Major Professor: Lindsay Allen

Vivien W Fam

  • GGNB Alumni
Major Professor: Robert Hackman - Research Interests: Effects of whole foods and whole food products consumption on human's health, with an emphasis on skin and cardiovascular health.

Caitlin French

  • GGNB Alumni
Major Professor: Carolyn Slupsky - Research Interests: Global and community nutrition; effects of maternal and early child nutrition and metabolism on neurodevelopment; modeling population nutritional status and effects of interventions; food environments and systems; health justice.

Juliana Haber

  • GGNB Alumni
Class of 2016 - Major Professor: Lindsay H. Allen

Mary Henderson

  • GGNB Alumni
Class of 2012 - Major Professor: Carl Keen / Louise Lanoue

Brian Hong

  • GGNB Alumni
Major Professor: Angela Zivkovic - Research Interests: Precision health, HDL functionality and its relevance to diseases.

Md. Hossain

  • GGNB Alumni
Class of 2009 - Major Professor: Kenneth Brown

Nazmul Huda

  • GGNB Alumni
Class of 2017 - Major professor: Charles B. Stephensen

Riley Hughes

  • GGNB Alumni
Class of 2020 - Major Professor: Nancy Keim

Jea Woo Kang

  • GGNB Alumni
Major Professor: Angela Zivkovic - Research Interests: Gut microbiota and HDL relationship.

Jiye Kang

  • GGNB Alumni
Major Professor: Patricia Oteiza - Research Interests: effects of (-)-epicatechin on brain and cognition.

Myungsuk Kim

  • GGNB Alumni
Major Professor: Brian Bennett - Research Interests: Identifying genetic, microbial, and dietary factors that regulate TMAO and atherosclerosis using Diversity Outbred mice.

Sarah Langdon

  • GGNB Alumni
Class of 2017 - Major Professor: Francene Steinberg

Jules Larke

  • GGNB Alumni
Major Professor: Carolyn Slupsky - Research Interests: understanding the role of nutrition in the context of infant development; by resolving the components of human milk and their interactions with the host and microbiota, better strategies for enhancing infant care may be devised.

Xiang Li

  • GGNB Alumni
Major Professor: Robert Hackman - Research Interests: Effects of whole foods and phytonutrients on cardiovascular health and eye health.

Xiuzhen Liu

  • GGNB Alumni
Major Professor: Patricia Oteiza - Research Interests: 1) how zinc deficiency could affect early fetal brain development and behavioral alterations 2) environmental toxicant affects zinc bioavailability to the fetus and consequences of lower zinc status on early neurogenesis.

Britt Loofbourrow

  • GGNB Alumni
Major Professor: Rachel Scherr - Research Interests: Food security concerns of college students, particularly those within the University of California system.

Alice Martinic

  • GGNB Student
Class of 2019 - Major Professor: Carolyn Slupsky 

Tagreed Mazi

  • GGNB Alumni
Major Professor: Valentina Medici - Research Interests: Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, and the cross talk between bone and energy metabolism.

Shasta McMillen

  • GGNB Alumni
Major Professor: Bo Lönnerdal - Research Interests: iron supplementation; infant nutrition; microbiota-gut-brain axis; milk; lactation

Zhenzhen Mo

  • GGNB Alumni
Class of 2017 - Major Professor: Daniel Hwang

Leslie Olivares

  • GGNB Alumni
Major Professor: Reina Engle-Stone - Research Interests: Chronic diseases among low income communities.

Joy Pieper

  • GGNB Alumni
Class of 2012 - Major Professor: Lindsay Allen

Zachary Pierce

  • GGNB Alumni
Class of 2016 - Major Professor: Charles Stephensen

Jingyan Ren

  • GGNB Alumni
Class of 2015 - Major Professor: Carl Keen

Emily Roberts

  • GGNB Alumni
Class of 2019 - Major Professor: Jennifer Falbe

Lyndsey Ruiz

  • GGNB Alumni
Major Professor: Rachel Scherr - Research Interests: Food-based nutrition education and how cross-age teaching can impact adolescent and youth health outcomes.

Anna Sadovnikova

  • GGNB Alumni
Major Professor: Russell Hovey - Research Interests: Glucocorticoid regulation of milk production.

John Solitro

  • GGNB Alumni
Class of 2019 - Major Professor: Gerardo Mackenzie

Jennifer Stern

  • GGNB Alumni
Class of 2011 - Major Professors: Jon Ramsey / Chris Calvert

Ashley Tovar

  • GGNB Alumni
Class of 2020 - Major Professor: Nancy Keim

Bineti Vitta

  • GGNB Alumni
Class of 2012 - Major Professor: Kathryn Dewey

Ziwei Wang

  • GGNB Alumni
Major Professor: Patricia I. Oteiza - Research Interests: The effects of of (-)-epicatechin on mitigating high-fat diet-induced intestinal permeability and endotoxemia

Rochelle Werner

  • GGNB Alumni
Major Professor: Christine Stewart - Research Interests: Dietary assessment of maternal, infant, and child nutrition in low and middle-income countries.

Anne Williams

  • GGNB Alumni
Class of 2015 - Major Professor: Caroline Chantry

Demewoz Haile Woldegebreal

  • GGNB Alumni
Major Professor: Reina Engle-Stone - Research Interests: Modeling Maternal and Child Nutrition interventions in low and middle-income countries.

Zeyu Zhou

  • GGNB Alumni
Major Professor: Jon Ramsey - Research Interests: Dietary interventions that promote healthy aging.

Chenghao Zhu

  • GGNB Student
Class of 2019 - Major Professor: Angela Zivkovic

Sarah Zyba

  • GGNB Alumni
Class of 2018 - Major Professor: Janet King