Grace Heymsfield
Research and evidence

Grace Heymsfield

Nutrition Researcher

Grace is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with eight years of experience in nutrition assessments and research. In her current role as a Nutrition Researcher, she supports planning, implementation, and analysis of the IRC’s global malnutrition research portfolio. Prior to joining the GRIP, she oversaw quantitative surveys to measure treatment of acute malnutrition as part of IRC’s GiveWell funded CMAM Avancé project. She has also worked with the US Centers for Disease Control for Prevention on global COVID-19 response and Action Against Hunger UK as a nutrition assessment specialist. In 2018-2019, Grace supported preparation of the ComPAS analyses as a Leland Hunger Fellow. She has a Masters in Public Health from the University of Michigan.