Sarah Gafter

Sarah Gafter
Ph.D. Student
Faculty Supervisor
» Dr. Bruce R. Hamaker

Sarah Gafter received her B.S. in Nutrition from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH in 2013. She worked in Dr Nathan Berger's laboratory in the Genetics Department at Case Western Reserve University after graduation, examining the effect of dietary fats on prostate malignancy; and then for Jenny Craig as a Personal Consultant in 2014. Sarah then completed her dietetic internship through Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, with a capstone in Food Service Management. As a registered dietitian, she worked as a clinical dietitian for Hooverwood Home in Indianapolis. Sarah by-passed her M.S. degree and joined Purdue under Dr Hamaker's advisement in 2016. She is working towards her Ph.D. in the area of slowly digestible carbohydrates.