Sarah Zyba, PhD

Lecturer
Public Health Nutrition

Sarah Zyba is the faculty lead for the Online MPH Nutrition Concentration and a lecturer in the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. Dr. Zyba’s research area is in maternal and child health nutrition with a focus in micronutrient nutrition in low-income settings.

Sarah Zyba, PhD, is the Faculty Lead for the Online MPH Nutrition Concentration and is a lecturer in the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. Dr. Zyba’s research area is in maternal and child health nutrition with a focus in micronutrient nutrition in resource-restricted settings. She has previously collaborated on randomized controlled trials designed to evaluate fortified bouillon cubes to improve micronutrient status of women and young children, assess biochemical tools to measure adherence to nutrition supplement interventions, evaluate methods to improve zinc absorption in young children, and explore novel biomarkers of zinc status. At UC Berkeley, Dr. Zyba teaches Nutrition Assessment (PHW206A) and Global Nutrition (PH118).

  • PhD – Nutritional Biology, University of California, Davis
  • BA – Psychology, San Diego State University
  • Evaluation of interventions designed to improve micronutrient status in young children and women of reproductive age
  • Improving biochemical methods and tools used for nutritional assessment of micronutrient status and mineral absorption
  • PHW206A: Nutrition Assessment
  • PH118: Global Nutrition
  • PH207A: Public Health Aspects of Maternal and Child Nutrition
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