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Yuka Asada, PhD '15

Clinical Assistant Professor

Community Health Sciences


Yuka Asada, PhD, RD, is a registered dietitian and clinical assistant professor of community health sciences in the School of Public Health at the University of Illinois Chicago. She has extensive experience conducting qualitative and mixed methods studies that examine nutrition and health policy implementation related to K-12 schools, early childcare and sugary beverage taxation. Across these topics, her research seeks to understand how health and nutrition policy implementation can advance health equity.