B.S. in Physiology & Neuroscience, minor in Psychology | UC San Diego ‘19
M.S. in Human Nutrition | Columbia University ‘21
Medical Student (M.D.) | Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine ‘25About Me
Eshita is the Nutrition Consultant at Emlah Naturals. She is passionate about spreading her knowledge of science in order to educate and empower others around her. Her most recent projects include: 1) examining the impact of social restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic on the lifestyle behaviors in pediatric patients and, 2) investigating the presence of rare genetic mutations in pediatric patients with severe obesity to understand the causes of genetic-related childhood obesity. She also served as a Health Coach at the student-run free clinic at Columbia University, performing telemedicine visits and providing counseling based on the patients’ chronic conditions, including, but not limited to, nutrition, medications/supplements, and exercise. Throughout the pandemic, she has been involved in the Free the Vaccine campaign, promoting advocacy for a sustainably-priced and accessible COVID-19 vaccine. Eshita is also a Crisis Counselor for Crisis Text Line, a 24/7 texting service allowing for individuals to communicate to a counselor about their crises. Lastly, Eshita serves at OhioHealth to empower sexual violence survivors during their emergency room visit, by providing emotional support to further healing.
Aside from the cool stuff that Eshita is involved in, she is working on studying to be a physician and in the future, plans to create a private practice clinic and combine her passion for nutritional counseling and continue clinical research. In her free time, she enjoys dancing, writing, and traveling to unexplored places.
When you book an appointment with Eshita, she uses a holistic approach embedded in kindness by understanding your lifestyle behaviors to come up with a plan that best aligns with your goals.
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