Graduate • Professional Certificate
Hometown: Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
Education: BS in biochemistry and mathematics, Marquette University; Ph.D. in nutritional sciences, UW-Madison
Research focus: Stable isotope applications to vitamin A metabolism, status assessment and biofortification evaluation.
Future plans: He sees health, especially access to adequate nutrition, as a fundamental human right and looks to pursue a research-focused career in improving health for a global population.
“The certificate in global health has widened my perspective on global health issues and strategies to address those issues. Exploring the complex nature of health has led me to appreciate interdisciplinary and multi-level approaches necessary to have positive and sustainable effects. Learning about previous global health successes and current progress assures me that our efforts today will have meaningful and lasting impacts.” — Bryan Gannon