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Faculty

Primary Faculty Within the Human Nutrition Program Area

All ranks of professors and scientists can serve as an MSPH adviser. All ranks of professors can serve as doctoral student advisers, and all ranks of scientists and professors can serve as doctoral student co-advisers.

Professors, Assistant Professors and Associate Professors

Jean Humphrey
Professor
International Health

Jean Humphrey, ScD '92, conducts research on finding feasible solutions to the underlying causes of undernutrition, morbidity, and mortality of infants and young children in low-income countries.

Joel Gittelsohn
Professor
International Health

Joel Gittelsohn, PhD, MS, is a medical anthropologist and public health nutritionist who develops programs to improve food access and reduce risk for chronic diseases.

Julia Wolfson
Assistant Professor
International Health

Julia Wolfson, PhD '16, MPP, studies individual, structural, and policy factors that influence food choices, diet quality, and diet-related health outcomes.

Laura Caulfield
Professor
International Health

Laura Caulfield, PhD, researches nutrition problems affecting maternal, infant, and child health in the United States and globally.

Mika Matsuzaki
Assistant Professor
International Health

Mika Matsuzaki, PhD, MPH, MS, is a life-course epidemiologist studying how policies, built environments, and equity affect nutrition-related chronic diseases and obesity.

Parul Christian
Professor
International Health

Parul Christian, DrPH '96, MSc, studies how to improve maternal and child nutrition and prevent micronutrient deficiencies with effective solutions in low-income settings.

Yeeli Mui
Assistant Professor
International Health

Yeeli Mui, PhD '17, MPH, examines how urban planning affects healthy food access, including land ownership, transportation, and community development.

Assistant, Associate and Senior Scientists

Kerry Schulze
Senior Scientist
International Health

Kerry Schulze, PhD ’03, MS, studies micronutrient status biomarkers, particularly for mothers, infants, children, and adolescents in nutritionally compromised populations.

Senior Research Associates and Research Associates

Senior Research Associate
International Health
Senior Research Associate
International Health
Shelley Walton
Research Associate
International Health

Shelley Walton, MPH, RD, is a nutritionist and maternal and child health specialist focusing on improved nutrition and food security implementation in vulnerable populations.