Yu-Chen (Jenny) Lin

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Nutritional Sciences

PhD Student

Jenny is a nutritional sciences PhD student focusing on childhood obesity and children's dietary assessment.

Education

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

Research

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

Teaching

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

NUTR4100/6100 Micronutrient Nutrition (Teaching Assistant) - Fall 2023

NUTR4520/6520 Clinical Nutrition Intervention (Teaching Assistant) - Spring 2024

Awards

Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
UGA Domestic Travel Grant UGA Graduate School 2024
Pearce L. and Mary Wells Elkins Scholarship UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) 2024
Glenn and Helen Burton Feeding the Hungry Scholarship UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) 2023
Virginia Wilbanks Kilgore Scholarship UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) 2023
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 (FACS) 2022
GTF Fellowship for International Competition Honor National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan 2020
Gold Medal Award International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Competition 2018

Service

Organization Title Year(s) Service Type
Nutritional Sciences Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Secretary 2023-2024

Advisory Committee

  • Dr. Sina Gallo
  • Dr. Alex Kojo Anderson
  • Dr. Ginnefer Cox
  • Dr. Jung Sun Lee
  • Dr. Suzanne Domel Baxter

Areas of Expertise

  • Children's Dietary Recall Accuracy
  • Children's Dietary Assessment
  • Childhood Obesity

https://www.fcs.uga.edu/fdn/research-child-diet-and-health-disparities-research-lab

https://2018.igem.org/Team:NCHU_Taichung/Team

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
  2. A Scoping Review on the Validity of Parent-Child Joint Recall among Children 6-12 Years Old
  3. A Pilot Study on the Effects of Modifiable and Non-modifiable Factors on Children’s Dietary Recall Accuracy Among Children 4-6th Attending Summer Camp
  4. A Pilot Study on the Effects of Modifiable and Non-modifiable Factors on Children’s Dietary Recall Accuracy Among Elementary School-aged Children 
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