PhD Candidate, Department of Nutrition, UNC-CH
Predoctoral Trainee, Carolina Population Center
Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, Khristopher was raised in South Florida and moved to NYC for an undergraduate degree in Sustainable Development at Columbia University. Currently a third year Nutrition PhD student at UNC Chapel Hill, he is interested in the food-sustainability-health intersection. His work background spans time at the Clinton Foundation under the renewable energy working group to a research project in Myanmar studying the impacts of deforestation related to palm oil development. His current research examines food and water security in the Galápagos islands of Ecuador. His non-academic loves are kittens, sweeping sci-fi trilogies, and motorcycles.
- Food Environments in the Galápagos: Geographic and Behavioral Determinants of Diet and Health
- The Dual Burden of Disease in the Galápagos, Ecuador: An Interdisciplinary Study of Food and Water on Isabela Island
- Water, Food, and Health in San Cristóbal: The Healthy Family Study
- Nicholas KM, Bentley ME, Terán E, Thompson AL. (2019). Water security in the Galápagos: Socioecological determinants and health implications. EcoHealth.
- Thompson AL, Nicholas KM, Watson E, Terán E, Bentley, ME. (2019). Water, food, and the dual burden of disease in Galápagos, Ecuador. American Journal of Human Biology.