Student Research Assistant

Ashley Fowler


Ashley Fowler began working in the Telenutrition Center as a graduate assistant in January 2023. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in biological sciences in May 2022. Ashley is now enrolled at Southern Miss as a graduate student studying Epidemiology and Biostatistics, with an anticipated graduation date of Fall 2024. Her future career goal is to be an Epidemiologist.

Benjamin Goudy

Benjamin Goudy joined the team as a graduate assistant in May 2023. A Registered Kinesiotherapist, Ben graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Psychology from The University of Southern Mississippi. Prior to joining the team, he participated in the MS INBRE Outreach Scholars program as a research assistant intern in 2020 and a mentor in 2021. He is currently enrolled in USM’s School of Health Professions’ Public Health Program at the graduate-level, studying Health Policy and Administration. School-oriented, Ben is a member of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

Sagar Shrestha

Sagar Shrestha started as a Graduate Assistant in the Telenutrition Center in August 2023. He completed a Bachelor in Electronics and Communication Engineering in 2021. He is now pursuing his M.S. in Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Southern Mississippi. He is a full-stack developer on the Research platform. His responsibility entails maintaining the research platform as well as the principal websites of Telenutrition Center and Mississippi Health Disparities.