Meet NutriBites

NutriBites is made entirely of volunteers who write and edit because they think it’s fun!

Our Leadership:


Laetitia Meyrueix is the Co-founder and Co-president of NutriBites. She is a Bay Area native who moved to University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill to pursue her Ph.D. in Nutrition. She is a doctoral student of the program and studies the effect of diabetes during pregnancy on the placental epigenome. She considers herself an interdisciplinary scholar and is at her best when learning new ways to address a question.  She is passionate about science communication, social justice, and reading.



Kaylee Helfrich is the Co-founder and Co-president of NutriBites. She is a doctoral candidate in Nutrition at the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill. She studies how prenatal exposure to alcohol alters fetal iron metabolism. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, dancing, and traveling. Kaylee hopes that NutriBites can help people stay informed about the latest research in nutrition and develop a greater love for nutrition!

Core Authors and Editors:

Abrar Al-Shaer
Allison Lacko
Anandita Pal
Ann Suk
Annamaria Vesely
Ashley Aguillard
Brittany Ingram
Carolyn Dubnik
Cristina Guitron
Dominika Trzilova
Emily Murwin
Erin Coffman
Erin Lile
Gabrielle Dardis
Jeffrey Letourneau
Jennifer Schweiger
Johanna Bishop
Jonathan Cerna
Kara McIver
Laura Smith
Leah Chapman
Matt Paysour
Melissa Jensen
Meredith Edelman
Michaela Copp
Raj Trikha
Rhea Jayaswal
Ru Liu
Ruixue Hou
Ryesa Mansoor
Samantha Stadmiller
Sara Bernate
Sonia Tandon
Yiqing Wang

Past Contributors:

Asta Feng
Blaide Woodburn
Daniela Pimentel
Evan Paules
Kristen Stockdale
Kristopher Nicholas
Maribel Sierra
Mike Essman
Moira Johnson
Natalie Rebolledo Fuentealba

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