Christabel Domfe, MS

Christabel Domfe, headshot, in dark blue sweatshirt

Graduate Group in Nutritional Biology

Major professor

Lauren Au


Bachelor of Science Nutrition and Food Science, University of Ghana, Ghana
Master of Science Foods and Nutrition, University of Georgia, Georgia

Previous relevant employment and international experience:
  • Graduate Student Researcher, University of California, Davis, September 2023- Date Cross program utilization of Medicaid, SNAP, and WIC
  • Graduate Research Assistant, University of Georgia, Georgia, 2021-2023- Use of a wearable camera for dietary assessment in Ghana (An Innovative Dietary Monitoring System)
  • Evaluated the commonly practiced but less studied Shared Plate Eating in rural and urban households in Ghana
  • Evaluated energy and nutrient intakes of couples living together in rural and urban households in Ghana
  • Breastfeeding needs assessment of WIC recipients in the Athens-Clarke County, Georgia
  • Research Assistant- School of Biological Sciences, University of Ghana.
  • Field Coordinator, Sickle Cell Disease (SCeDi) Project: assisted in the assessment of disease severity and nutritional status and the provision of nutrition education to adolescents suffering from sickle cell disease and receiving care from four major hospitals in Accra, Ghana.
  • Trained to assess body composition using the Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy, the deuterium dilution technique using saliva samples.
Research interests

Public health nutrition, nutrition interventions, and maternal-child nutrition in low income populations.