Alexander Vonderschmidt

Thesis title: Impact on population and environmental health of the UK National Food Strategy goal for reducing meat


As a PhD student at the Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Systems, Alexander will focus his research on modelling the impact of meat reduction on population and environmental health. Alexander completed his master’s degree in nutritional epidemiology at Cornell University in New York (USA) where he also earned his registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) credential. His past research has centered around using epidemiological models to explore longitudinal diet—disease associations. He also holds a BS in dietetics and a BA in French from Kansas State University (USA).