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Sarah Tucker

Pre-Doctoral Training Fellow
UAB Pre-Doctoral Training in Obesity Related Research
Department of Nutrition Sciences
1675 University Blvd, Webb 515
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama 35294
Email: stucker5@uab.edu
Full CV

Sarah received her Bachelor’s of Science in Family Consumer Sciences at George Fox University in 2013 and her Masters in Nutrition Sciences at Texas Woman’s University in 2017. In 2017 she was accepted into the Nutrition Sciences doctoral program at UAB and began working under Dr. Barbara Gower and Dr. Amy Goss. Sarah’s current research aims to help illuminate the contribution of ancestral DNA to different metabolic phenotypes documented in African American populations and the extent strategic dietary intervention can influence disease outcomes.

Years: 2018 – present
Primary Mentor: Barbara Gower, PhD; Co-mentors: Jose Fernandez, PhD & Amy Goss, PhD

Acknowledgement and Disclaimer
The trainee's projects are supported by Grant Number T32HL105349 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute or the National Institutes of Health.