Sappho Gilbert

Visiting Predoctoral Fellow

Department of Food, Nutrition and Health

Faculty of Land and Food Systems

Sappho Gilbert is a PhD Candidate at the Yale School of Public Health and Visiting Predoctoral Fellow in Dr. Mahsa Jessri's nutritional epidemiology for population health research group at the University of British Columbia. Her community-partnered dissertation research is focused on food security, dietary patterns, and the nutrition transition in Nunavut, Canada. Sappho earned her Master’s in Public Health at Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH, USA) and graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT in Cambridge, MA, USA) with a Bachelor of Science in biology and a minor in political science

First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.

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