Luisa Santos

  • MS Student
  • Department of Nutrition, Amin Lab
  • Office Location: Fogarty Hall, Room 139




Amin Lab

Courses – Teaching Assistant

  • NUT 207: General Nutrition
  • NUT 212G: Public Health Nutrition


Luisa is a second year master’s student in the Amin Lab. She graduated in 2022 from URI with a double major in Health Studies and Nutrition and Dietetics. She is currently a research assistant at URI SNAP-Ed and EFNEP. She also works at Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro as a dietetic technician. Luisa enjoys running, traveling, and film photography.

Luisa Santos Resume 


Luisa is passionate about outreach work that promotes nutrition and physical activity in underserved populations and working with the Hispanic/Latinx communities of Rhode Island. Her thesis is focused on studying the EFNEP peer educator facilitators and barriers to teaching physical activity to adult participants.


  • M.S., Nutrition, University of Rhode Island, 2022-present
  • B.S., Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Rhode Island, May 2022
  • B.S., Health Studies Specialized in Health Services, University of Rhode Island, May 2022