Ph.D. Student Profile

Elizabeth  Ludwig-Borycz, BA, MPH

Elizabeth Ludwig-Borycz, BA, MPH

  • Doctoral Candidate
  • Cognate: Nutritional Epidemiology


  • MPH, Global Health Epidemiology, University of Michigan (2019)
  • BA, Political Science, University of Michigan (2013)

Research Interests & Projects

  • Sustainable Food Systems
  • Chronic Disease Prevention
  • Global Health
  • Child & Maternal Health
  • Agriculture

Selected Publications

  • Roya Firoozi MS, Heidi M. Weeks, Elizabeth Ludwig-Borcyz, Michelle Clayson, Cindy Leung, Belinda Needham, Katherine W. Bauer. Household Federal Food Program Participation and Beverage Intake among Low-Income Mothers and Young Children. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. Under Review. 2022.
  • Elizabeth Ludwig-Borycz, Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, Nicole Larson, Ana Baylin, Andrew D. Jones, Allison Webster, Katherine W. Bauer. Personal, Behavioral, and Socio-environmental Correlates of Emerging Adults’ Sustainable Food Consumption. Public Health Nutrition. Under Review. 2022
  • Mauro Brero, Garrison Spencer, Angela Jackson-Morris, Elizabeth Ludwig-Borycz, Daphne Wu, Christina Meyer, Anabel Fiorella Espinosa De Candido, Maria Isabel Ferre Eguiluz, Anabelle Bonvecchio Arenas, Jo Jewell, Rachel Nugent. Investment case for the prevention and reduction of childhood and adolescent overweight and obesity in Mexico. Obesity Reviews. Under Review. 2022
  • Katherine M. Bunnell, Maymona Al-Hinai, Heidi M. Guyer, Abeer Ali Aljahdali, Elizabeth F. Ludwig-Borycz, Ana Baylin. Sociodemographic Characteristic of Organic Food Consumers in the Health and Retirement Study. Nutrients. Revise and Resubmit. 2022.
  • Andrea Sosa-Moreno, Gwenyth O. Lee, Amanda Van Engen, Kelly Sun, Jessica Uruchima, Laura H. Kwong, Elizabeth Ludwig-Borycz, Bethany Caruso, William Cevallos, Karen Levy, Joseph N.S. Eisenberg. Characterizing exposure to fecal pathogens among Infants in urban Ecuador through structured observations. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. In Press. 2022.
  • Elizabeth F. Ludwig-Borycz, Mark L. Wilson, Esi K. Colecraft, Andrew D. Jones. Enhancing fisheries value chains improves Ghanaian women’s diet diversity and animal-source food consumption. Food & Nutrition Research. 2022; (66) doi
  • Abeer Ali Aljahdali; Ana Baylin; Elizabeth Ludwig-Borycz; Heidi Guyer. Organic Food Consumption and Metabolic Syndrome in Older Adults: Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Analyses. European Journal of Nutrition. 2021; doi:10.1007/s00394-021-02717-7
  • Elizabeth Ludwig-Borycz, Heidi M Guyer, Abeer Aljahdali, Ana Baylin. Organic food consumption is associated with inflammatory biomarkers among older adults. Public Health Nutrition. 2021;24(14):4603-4613. doi:10.1017/S1368980020005236
  • Katherine W. Bauer, Heidi M. Weeks, Kinari Shah, Elizabeth Ludwig-Borycz, Hurley Riley, Julie C. Lumeng, Alison L. Miller. Observed Restrictive Feeding Practices among Low-Income Mothers of Pre-Adolescents. Pediatric Obesity. 2020;15(10):1-8. doi:10.1111/ijpo.12666