Hailey Hampson, MS

PhD Student

Division of Environmental Health

Department of Epidemiology

Population and Public Health Sciences

Keck School of Medicine, USC


Hailey obtained her MS in Nutrition at Tufts University in The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. In her time as a doctoral student at USC, Hailey has conducted research on infant and early life nutrition and metabolic health outcomes. Her current research focuses on dietary and environmental exposures and their association with Type 2 diabetes mellitus, mediated by the gut microbiome as a potential mechanistic link.

Recent Publications:

Hampson HE, Jones RB, Berger PK, Plows JF, Schmidt KA, Alderete TL, Goran MI. Adverse Effects of Infant Formula Made with Corn-Syrup Solids on the Development of Eating Behaviors in Hispanic Children. Nutrients. 2022; 14(5):1115. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu14051115

Berger PK, Bansal R, Sawardekar S, Yonemitsu C, Furst A, Hampson HE, Schmidt KA, Alderete TL, Bode L, Goran MI, Peterson BS. Associations of Human Milk Oligosaccharides with Infant Brain Tissue Organization and Regional Blood Flow at 1 Month of Age. Nutrients. 2022;14(18):3820. Published 2022 Sep 16. doi:10.3390/nu14183820. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9501015/

Berger PK, Hampson HE, Schmidt KA, Alderete TL, Furst A, Yonemitsu C, Demerath E, Goran MI, Fields DA, Bode L. Stability of Human Milk Oligosaccharide Concentrations Over One Week of Lactation and Over Six Hours Following a Standard Meal. J Nutr. 2022; nxac214. Published 2022 Sep 16. http://doi.org/10/1093/jn/nxac214. https://academic.oup.com/jn/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/jn/nxac214/6701921?redirectedFrom=fulltext

Schmidt KA, Jones RB, Rios C, Corona Y, Berger PK, Plows JF, Alderete TL, Fogel J, Hampson HE, Hartiala JA, Cai Z, Allayee H, Nayak KS, Sinatra FR, Harlan G, Pickering TA, Salvy SJ, Mack WJ, Kohli R, Goran MI. Clinical Intervention to Reduce Dietary Sugar Does Not Affect Liver Fat in Latino Youth, Regardless of PNPLA3 Genotype: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Nutr. 2022;152(7):1655-1665. doi:10.1093/jn/nxac046. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35218194/