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Amelia Willits-Smith
Doctoral Student
Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2301
New Orleans, LA 70112
awillits@tulane.edu


 

Bio:

Amelia Willits-Smith is PhD student interested in food access and food security in low-income urban neighborhoods. She has a Master of Science degree in Community Nutrition from Cornell University, where she studied barriers and facilitators to adopting recommended child feeding practices in low-income parents.


Publications:

Willits-Smith A and Dickin KL. "Factors that influence low-income families' use of recommended nutrition and parenting practices to prevent unhealthy weight gain in children: An exploratory study." FASEB J. April 2011 25 (Meeting Abstract Supplement) 781.8.

 
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GCHBS, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 2301, New Orleans, LA 70112, 504-988-5391 chs@tulane.edu