BS Medical Diagnostics
Ph.D. Student, Medical Sciences
Safiyah is a Ph.D. student who received her Bachelor of Science in Medical Diagnostics from the University of Delaware in 2017. She joined Dr. Chai’s research lab in August of 2017 and has since been actively involved in all aspects of clinical trials. Her primary research focuses on the role of functional foods and added sugars on chronic conditions in adults. She would like to utilize her research findings to help the general population make informed food choices.
MS Human Nutrition (May 2018)
Melanie recently joined the research team as a new graduate student and is working as the primary research assistant in Dr. Chai’s lab. She will lead recruitment activities and participant study visits in the current GRAPE intervention study.
MS Human Nutrition
Kristina worked as the primary research assistant in Dr. Chai’s lab for two years from 2014-2016. She played an active role in all aspects of both the CHERRY and GRAPE clinical trials.