Marisa Tsai

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Berkeley Computational Social Science Fellow
Epidemiology, Public Health, UC Berkeley

Marisa Tsai is a PhD student in Epidemiology at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health. Her research focuses on the effects of early life nutrition and the role of federal nutrition assistance programs in reducing health disparities, increasing food security, and improving dietary intake. Prior to starting her PhD, she worked on studies evaluating policy changes in school meals, healthy retail policies, and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. Marisa holds an MS and MPH in Food and Nutrition Policy and Programs from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University and a BA in International Relations from the University of Southern California.


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