Isaac Agbemafle, PhD

  • Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Nutrition
Dr. Agbemafle's research interests are in Adolescent, maternal and child health/nutrition, Dietary analysis and Diet modeling, Protein and iron bioavailability and metabolism, Nutrition education, and Nutrition intervention programs and evaluation.

Fusta Azupogo, PhD

  • Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Nutrition
Dr. Azupogo's research interests are Dietary Assessment, Nutritional status assessment, Monitoring and evaluation of food and nutrition security programs, Developing Food-Based Recommendations (FBRs), Food systems, and health Nutritional Epidemiology.  Child, adolescent and maternal nutrition 
Nutrition Dept., 3253 Meyer Hall, Davs CA 95616

Helena Bentil

  • Postdoctoral Scholar, Center for Mind & Brain, Affiliated with the Department of Nutrition, TRELLIS Lab
Dr. Bentil's research interests include: Maternal and child nutrition in community and global settings, with a focus on the role of nutrition in both short- and long-term health outcomes in the mother, fetus, infant, and child; diet and chronic disease in vulnerable populations; and implementation science.

Jennie Davis

  • Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Nutrition
Dr. Davis's research interests are in maternal and child nutrition, child feeding behaviors, international and community nutrition program development and evaluation, nutrition intervention programs, and nutrition education.

Sika M. Kumordzie

  • Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Nutrition
Dr. Kumordzie’s research interests are in the areas of life cycle nutrition i.e. the effects of poor nutrition and improved nutrition through supplementation on women of childbearing age, pregnancy and birth outcomes, child growth, and risk of later chronic disease in developing country settings; improving local food systems and quality of diet in low and middle income countries; nutrition transition and health outcomes; and quantitative methods for nutritional assessment.

Taryn Smith, PhD

  • Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Affiliated with the Institute for Global Nutrition
Dr Smith’s research interests include more fully understanding the prevalence, causes and consequences of micronutrient deficiencies among high-risk population groups in low-resource settings, particularly infants, children, adolescents and women across the life course, and the design, implementation and evaluation of community-based interventions and programs to improve nutrition and health outcomes among these groups.