Food and Physical Activity Environments and Programs

  • Examine the impact of changes in the food and physical activity environments on consumption and physical activity behaviors and weight outcomes
  • Investigate factors contributing to declines in obesity rates among school-age children

Federal Food and Nutrition Policies

  • Impact of SNAP and WIC on the food environment and consumption behaviors
  • Spillover effects of federal food assistance programs
  • Impact of school food programs and policies

Methodology Development

  • Validation of rapid assessment methods for food store environment
  • Testing lower-cost methods of data collection