Charles Stephensen, Ph.D.

Charles B. Stephensen

Research Leader, USDA ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center
Adjunct Professor, Department of Nutrition

430 West Health Sciences Drive, Davis CA 95616

Research Interests

Dr. Stephensen’s research interests focus on the relation between nutritional status and immune function, focusing on vitamin A, vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids.  The effect of diet on the gut microbiome as a mediator of the impact of diet on immunity is also a current focus.