Tyler Watson, M.P.H.

Food Security Working Group GSR

Tyler is a doctoral candidate in Environmental Health Sciences in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. He primarily works on research and programs to better understand and address food insecurity and ensure equitable access to healthy foods. He is a Global Food Initiative (GFI) Fellow and the graduate student researcher (GSR) for the UCLA Food Security Working Group, and works closely with the HCI EatWell pod on several food and nutrition efforts on and off campus. Previously, he was the GSR for the BEWell pod and worked on bicycle access and stairwell redesign at UCLA. Tyler received his BS in Biological Sciences from UC Santa Barbara and his MPH in Environmental Health Sciences from UCLA.