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Katelyn  Chiang

Katelyn Chiang is a Nutrition and Health Sciences PhD student at Emory University. Her research focuses on maternal and child nutrition, and she is particularly interested in exploring how early feeding and nutrition impact health across the life course.

Prior to beginning her doctoral studies, Katelyn worked at the CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity where her research focused on nutrition during the “first 1,000 days” including breastfeeding, complementary feeding, and micronutrient nutrition. She also has previous experience researching maternal substance use and mental health and implementing community-based childhood obesity prevention programming. Katelyn received an MPH in Epidemiology from Emory University and a BA in Anthropology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Atlanta , GA


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Areas of Interest

  • Chronic Diseases
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Disparities
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity Prevention
  • Women’s Health


  • Bachelor of Arts 2014, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Master in Public Health 2018, Emory University