Yu-Chen (Jenny) Lin

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Nutritional Sciences

PhD Student

172 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602


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Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
B.S. Food Science and Biotechnology National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan 2020


Jenny is currently conducting research in Child Diet and Health Disparities Research Lab under the direction of Dr. Sina Gallo.


BIOL1108L Principle of Biology II Lab (Graduate Laboratory Assistant, Instructor of Record) - Fall 2021

NUTR2100 Human Nutrition and Food (Teaching Assistant) - Spring 2022

NUTR4100/6100 Micronutrient Nutrition (Teaching Assistant) - Fall 2022

NUTR4600/6600E Food and Nutrition Policy (Teaching Assistant) - Spring 2023


Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
2023 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award UGA Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) 2023
Spring 2023 Travel Award UGA Obesity Initiative 2023
2nd Place Award in Student Poster Presentation UGA Obesity Initiative 2023
UGA Domestic Travel Grant UGA Graduate School 2022
Virginia Wilbanks Kilgore Scholarship UGA Department of Nutritional Sciences 2022
FACS Fund for Excellence UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences 2022
GTF Fellowship for International Competition Honor National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan 2019
Gold Medal Award International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Competition 2018

Current Research

  • Children's Dietary Assessment 
  • Childhood Obesity and Related Policy
  • National School Lunch Program

Working Papers

  1. The Relationship Between Middle-School Children’s Body Mass Index, School Lunch Participation and Consumption
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