Experts Guide for Media

Topic: Obesity

Julia Wolfson Julia Wolfson, PhD, MPP

Assistant Professor of Health Management and Policy
Phone: 734-764-6036 E-mail: jwolfson@umich.edu

  • Mixed-methods health policy researcher whose work focuses on health and social policies and programs related to food and beverage choices, diet quality, and obesity and diet-related disease prevention
  • Interested in food policy, cooking, food security, food environment, nutrition and school and community interventions
  • Interested in gun policy, gun violence prevention and public opinion
  • Prior career as a professional chef

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SPH Faculty Experts for Obesity

Andrew JonesAndrew Jones, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in Nutritional Sciences
Phone: 734-647-1881 E-mail: jonesand@umich.edu

  • Can discuss food safety, security, and policy as well as food systems.     MORE

Peter MancusoPeter Mancuso, PhD

Associate Professor in Nutritional Sciences
Phone: (734) 615-5158 E-mail: pmancuso@umich.edu

  • Brings expertise in physiology and immunology to study the effects of environmental factors (such as nutrition and airborne particulates) on the molecular mechanisms of inflammatory diseases and host defense against bacterial pneumonia.      MORE

Kendrin SonnevilleKendrin Sonneville, Sc.D., R.D.

Assistant Professor in Nutritional Sciences
Phone: (734) 763-8789 E-mail: kendrins@umich.edu

  • Focuses on the prevention of eating disorders     MORE

Julia WolfsonJulia Wolfson, PhD, MPP

Assistant Professor in Health Management and Policy
Phone: 734-764-6036 E-mail: jwolfson@umich.edu

  • Mixed-methods health policy researcher whose work focuses on health and social policies and programs related to food and beverage choices, diet quality, and obesity and diet-related disease prevention     MORE

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