Fellowships Awarded: 2020, 2019, 2018
Kayla Iuliano, MHS, is a fourth-year DrPH student in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering. After spending three years in the Southwest, she became fascinated by the intricate food access issues affecting Native American reservations. Her focus is in food security and behavior change. Her dissertation will examine the relationship between chronic disease outcomes and food security levels among members of the Navajo and Apache communities. Her advisers are Ernst Spannhake, PhD, professor emeritus in the Environmental Health and Engineering Department, and Allison Barlow, PhD, Director for the Center for American Indian Health.