Michelle holds a BS in Psychology and Spanish and a MS in Food and Nutrition. Before joining the Global Food Research Program, she designed nutrition education programs for a local non-profit and coordinated clinical trials. After graduating with her MS, she was excited to join the GFRP as a Research Assistant. She is interested in improving access to healthy food and reducing health disparities through nutrition policies and programs and hopes to pursue a PhD in the future.
I love food so much… that my dogs are named Alfalfa Sprout and Rutabaga.
My least liked food is… celery. I can even detect small amounts of celery seed in seasonings like Old Bay!
The craziest thing I’ve ever eaten is… scorpions in Thailand.