Fellowships Awarded: 2008
Sohyun Park is interested in making healthy eating choices easy ones. Her background in Nutrition and Food Policy with experience at the Korea Food and Drug Administration as an associate researcher led to the doctoral program in the Center for Human Nutrition at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her research will focus on environmental and structural changes for preventing childhood obesity in South Korea. She wants to develop strategies to make healthy eating choices more available and accessible to children and adolescents in food outlets. She earned her BS in Food and Nutrition from Ewha University in Seoul, South Korea, and a MS from Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts. Her advisor is Dr. Joel Gittelsohn, an associate professor in the Department of International Health. Sohyun is now a second year doctoral student in the Center for Human Nutrition in the Department of International Health.