Laura Farnsworth, MPH

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Position Title
PhD Student

  • UC Davis Graduate Group in Public Health Sciences

Laura currently works as a California Epidemiologic Investigation Service Fellow in the Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Division at the California Department of Public Health. Before starting her fellowship she earned her MPH from UC Davis where she created a database to help the Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch of the California Department of Public Health build a policy primer. Prior to graduate school Laura served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala where she started a health education program aimed at improving the health of indigenous youth and their families. Her professional interests include: nutrition, chronic disease prevention, and health disparities.