Phani Deepti Jakkilinki


PhD in Health Sciences


Energy Balance Lab

Courses- Teaching Assistant

  • NFS 443: Nutrition Assessment I


Phani Deepti studied Biomedical Science and Nutrition and Metabolism. She has previously worked in Public Health and Clinical Research. She is interested in micronutrients and macronutrients. The focus of her work is on noncommunicable diseases (obesity, diabetes, CVD, and cancer). She has also studied nutrition and immunology during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Phani Deepti Jakkilinki CV


Phani Deepti’s research is focused around food and medicine metabolism.


  • Ph.D., Health Sciences, University of Rhode Island, 2023-present
  • M.S., Nutrition and Metabolism, Boston University School of Medicine, 2017
  • B.S., Bio-Medical Science, University of Geulph, Ontario, Canada, 2011

Selected Publications

Shekhar Singh Jadaun , Phani Deepti Jakkilinki , Ana Hasnain , Bansi Dhar Tarai , Dhiraj Agrawal , Shweta Singh , Shaleen Agarwal , Subhash Gupta , Sanjiv Saigal , Efficacy and Safety of SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines in Living Donor Liver Transplant Recipients, Journal of Liver Transplantation (2022).
Wan, L., Jakkilinki, P.D., Singer, M.R. et al. A longitudinal study of fruit juice consumption during preschool years and subsequent diet quality and BMI. BMC Nutr 6, 25 (2020).