Registered Dietitian, Doctoral Student, Research Assistant
Division of Nutritional Sciences
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
12 Child Development Laboratory
1105 W. Nevada St.,
Urbana, IL 61801
Maribel Barragan is a Registered Dietitian and a Ph.D. student at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Maribel received her Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from California State University, Fresno (CSUF). She began working with Abriendo Caminos in 2015 as an undergraduate student at CSUF. As a native Californian, she loves spending time at the beach, hiking in Yosemite, and hanging out with her family. Maribel’s future endeavors include working with Hispanic adults to reduce the burden of obesity and its related comorbidities.