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Global Obesity Prevention Center

Nandita Krishnan, BA

Former Analyst, Baltimore Project
MSPH Student, Department of International Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Nandita received her BA in Public Health Studies from Johns Hopkins University. She was awarded a certificate of achievement from the Public Health Studies department for outstanding volunteer service to the Johns Hopkins Community, as well as the Howard Shriver Award for excellence in athletics, scholarship and extra-curricular participation at JHU.

She spent the last two years working on diabetes and cardio metabolic diseases research at the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation in her hometown of Chennai, India. Nandita is interested in community-based interventions to reduce the burden of chronic diseases in low and middle-income countries. She is also interested in studying the role of culture in shaping nutritional and physical activity choices.  

She previously worked on the B’More Healthy Communities for Kids (BHCK) project, assisting with data collection and store interventions.