Your neighborhood is not my neighborhood: A mapped comparison of the food environments of public housing with those of other neighborhoods in Boston
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Compare relevant differences in food environments between neighborhoods containing public housing developments and neighborhoods which do not in the urban setting. Assess a possible means by which different food environments of public housing developments can be associated with poor eating behaviors in the home.
Keyword(s): Geographic Information Systems, Food and Nutrition
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have laboratory-based experience in genetics and complex metabolic diseases, and am pursuing a doctorate in Nutrition and Metabolism. Currently, I am a part of a public health research project studying area level influences on dietary habits for underserved populations with the Prevention Research Center at BU. Among my scientific interests are: studying childhood eating behaviors and development of accessible means of communication of evidence-based nutrition and health research.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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