Will Koh

Will Koh is a MPH student in Nutrition specializing in planetary health. His research investigates public health nutrition in the context of anthropogenic environmental change to inform concepts of sustainable food futures. He served as a research assistant and project coordinator to Professor Golden’s ongoing project in Kiribati measuring human health and dietary behavior as they relate to coral reef health. In the field, Will managed a team of I-Kiribati nurses charged with collecting blood samples for a variety of point-of-care testing devices to quantify risk of diet related non-communicable diseases in local populations. Will graduated from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (FES) in 2017 with a Masters of Environmental Management where he analyzed the environmental impacts of industrial animal agriculture and its role in the American food system.