Jen CaldwellCongratulations to Dr. Jennifer Caldwell for being selected to receive pilot funding from the Forge AHEAD Center for her upcoming project “Linking GAINS: Linking Genetics and Improving Nutrition in Scotlandville.” Dr. Caldwell is an Assistant Professor & Director of the Public Health Genomics and Health Equity Laboratory and a member of the LA CaTS Community Engagement & Outreach Core at Pennington Biomedical Research Center. She is a human geneticist with an interest in combining genetic ancestry analysis and community engaged research strategies. Her research uses interdisciplinary research designs to observe genetic, environmental, and cultural factors that contribute to chronic health disparities. Her epigenetic our study designs combine observing genetic traits, social determinants of health and behavioral risk factors that impact health disparities.

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