Nirali PatelNirali Patel

Lab Member Spring 2014

Currently an intern with Obesity Initiative

Nirali Patel, studying at Barrett, the Honors College pursuing a B.A. in Global health and B.S. in Biological Sciences, will graduate from ASU in 2016. Her research interests include the intersection of health and culture, and she seeks to combine her passion for women’s empowerment with her interests in medicine and international work. In the Gerber Lab, Nirali assisted in research on associations between sustainability, the environment, and human health-oriented seafood rankings to analyze the ecological and health consequences of alternative sources of seafood from national and international fisheries. She is currently an intern for the Obesity Initiative, a collaboration between Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University, as a healthy choice facilitator in a behavior change program.