Sierra joined the Global Food Research Program at UNC as a Programmer, earning her Master’s Degree in Public Health from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Prior to UNC, she worked as an epidemiologist in state government, supporting various maternal and child health programs and initiatives, including WIC and breastfeeding. She enjoys learning about a variety of nutrition-related topics, from food systems and policy to access and diet-related health outcomes.
My least liked food is… Mashed potatoes
Favorite quote related to food: “I really regret eating healthy today.” – Said No One Ever
My favorite food for fall is… Roasted eggplant and tomato soup