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Jaime Gahche, M.P.H., Nutritional Epidemiologist

Jaime Gahche, M.P.H., joined ODS in January 2017 as a Nutritional Epidemiologist in the ODS Population Studies Program. Her work focuses on assessing the use of dietary supplements in the U.S. and investigating the role of dietary supplements in disease prevention and health promotion, using data from health surveys and epidemiologic studies.

Prior to joining ODS, Ms. Gahche worked as a nutritional epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics, in the Division of National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES). From 2005 to 2016, she directed the effort to collect and process dietary supplement data collected in NHANES. Throughout those years, Ms. Gahche also worked closely with colleagues at ODS to characterize dietary supplement usage in the U.S. population. 

Ms. Gahche received her B.S. in nutritional sciences from Cornell University and her Master of Public Health degree from The George Washington University. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Nutrition and Food Science at the University of Maryland, College Park.