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Barbara Laraia

laraiaBarbara Laraia is a Professor for Public Health Nutrition and Community Health Sciences. Dr. Laraia’s research program focuses on the influence of contextual level effects on dietary intake, cardiometabolic risk factors and pregnancy outcomes, especially among vulnerable populations. Contextual level effects refer to the household food environment, namely household food insecurity, as well as the neighborhood or built environment measured as one’s food, physical activity and social environment. Learn more about her research here!

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