**Education: - Ph.D, Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, 2001--M.S., Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, 1998--B.S., Resource Development, University of Rhode Island, 1994
Among low income, minority groups:
- Design theory-based nutrition interventions.
- Assess family approaches for decreasing rates of diet related chronic diseases
- Examine food access, health beliefs, attitudes, barriers and dietary quality.