Dr. Katie Meyer is a nutritional and cardiovascular disease epidemiologist. Her research focuses on diet-related health behaviors and nutritional risk factors for cardiometabolic disease. She is a recent recipient of a Research Scientist Development Award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to study the gut microbiome, nutrient metabolites, and cardiovascular disease in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study (CARDIA).
Aging, Diabetes, Genomics, Heart Disease and Stroke, Nutrition and Physical Activity, Obesity, Public Health Studies (Design, Conduct and Analysis)
ScD, Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 2002
MPH, Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1997
BA, Art History, Macalester College, 1993
Anju Lulla, PhD
Research Associate, Meyer Lab
Anju Lulla, PhD joined the NRI as a Research Associate in August 2018. She received her Phd from St. John’s University, NY, in Pharmaceutical Sciences with a focus in pharmacology. Prior to joining NRI, Anju was a research assistant at UNC Charlotte in the Bioinformatics Department. She brings with her expertise in bioinformatics and statistical analyses of genomic and microbiome data. She is working with Dr. Katie Meyer to study associations between nutritional metabolites, gut microbiome and cardiovascular health.
Graduate Research Assistant, Meyer
Jessie received her BS in Chemistry with a minor in Biology from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2020. She continued her education in the online Masters of Public Health program in Nutrition at UNC, which she completed in 2022. In the fall of 2022, Jessie began her doctoral studies under the guidance of Dr. Katie Meyer. In her free time Jessie enjoys working out, going out to eat, reading, and watching reality TV.
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