Dr. Yuka Asada is a Research Scientist in the Institute for Health Research and Policy (IHRP) at the School of Public Health, University of Illinois Chicago. She was trained as a Clinical Registered Dietitian and now focuses on public health and nutrition policy, with a focus on the implementation of chronic-disease related policies. Dr. Asada is an expert in qualitative research methods and has published peer-reviewed studies, stakeholder-focused briefs, and other resources in topics related to: school wellness and nutrition, rural school nutrition policy, and sugar-sweetened beverage policies.
Yuka Asada, PhD
Title & Department
Cancer Prevention And Control (CPC)