Tina Jayanbakht, MPH
Tina earned a bachelor of science in biochemistry at UCLA and continued her education at UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, where she earned an MPH in epidemiology. Her field interests are in cancer and nutritional epidemiology. In our lab, she studied the effect of IBD on work-related productivity using large nationwide databases
Wendi LeBrett, MD
Internal Medicine Resident
Dr. LeBrett graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. She attended medical school at UC San Diego School of Medicine and pursued an internal medicine residency at UCLA. Her research interests included health economics, opioid use in gastroenterology, and nutritional management of chronic gastrointestinal disease. In our lab, she studied the impact of enteral nutrition therapy on post-hospitalization outcomes in patients with IBD.
Arjun is an economics major, who joined the UCLA Center for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases in early 2018. His initial research involved the development of a chatbot for IBD patients using retrospective dialogue data. More recently, he has been investigating the economic impact of protein calorie malnutrition across gastrointestinal disorders.
Emily graduated from Stanford University with a bachelor of arts in East Asian studies with honors. She then attended medical school at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, where her research interests included dietary and nutritional optimization in gastroenterology. She worked on investigating patterns of food avoidance in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.