Nourish Investigators

 

 

Gary Bennett, PhD

Principal Investigator

Favorite DASH food: Costco mixed nuts canister — the whole thing

 

 

 

 

Loneke T. Blackman Carr, PhD, RD

Co-investigator

Favorite DASH food: Nectarines! My favorite over a fuzzy peach any day!

 

 

 

 

Melissa Kay, PhD, MPH, MS, RD

Co-investigator

Favorite DASH food: My family and I love to eat roasted Brussels sprouts, edamame, and salmon, to name a few. We also love sweet potatoes and freeze dried fruits.

 

 

Ryan Shaw, PhD, RN

Co-investigator

Favorite DASH food: Peruvian-style roasted chicken with a side of steamed green beans

 

 

 

 

 

Laura Svetkey, MD, MHS

Co-investigator

Favorite DASH food: Large salad with a variety of greens and raw vegetables  topped with low-fat cottage cheese and a delicious low-fat dressing, accompanied by multi-grain, seeded toast

 

 

 

 

Crystal Tyson, MD, MHS

Co-investigator

Favorite DASH food: Cottage cheese with fruit (pineapples, blueberries or peaches)

 

 

 

Qing Yang, PhD

Co-investigator

Favorite DASH food: An apple a day…keeps the doctor away!

 

 

 

Nourish Research Staff

 

 

Sandy Askew, MPH

Data manager

Favorite DASH food: Oatmeal with banana slices

 

 

 

 

Cherie Barnes, MS, RD, LDN

Registered dietitian/health coach

Favorite DASH food: A tie between blueberries and broccoli 

 

 

 

 

Miriam Berger, MPH

Project director

Favorite DASH food: Mediterranean salads

 

 

 

 

Mia de Leon

Research assistant

Favorite DASH food: Avocados

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Megan Freed, MPH

Intervention and technology advisor

Favorite DASH food: Honey crisp apple and peanut butter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hailey Miller, PhD, RN

Postdoctoral associate

Favorite DASH food: Vegetable stir fry with rice

 

 

 

 

 

Norma Garcia Ortiz

Clinical research specialist

Favorite DASH food: Greek yogurt with granola, chia seeds and banana

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth Trefney

Project coordinator

Favorite DASH food: Strawberries and apples

 

 

 

 

Nourish Partners

Jeffrey Cohen

Jeffrey Cohen runs Software For Research, a development firm that builds intelligent solutions for research in the behavioral sciences

 

 

 

Pattern Health

Pattern Health exists at the intersection of technology, behavioral science and health. We deliver digital health solutions that help solve some of the most challenging health issues so that people can live healthier and happier lives.