Expertise
  • Nutrition and Health Education
  • Food Access and local foods initiatives
  • Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
  • Health Communication
  • Interpersonal and Family Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Diverse Populations
  • Social Change
  • Qualitative Research and Mixed Methods
Past Affiliations

Associate Director, Department of Public Health, College of Health Professions, North Dakota State University

Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, College of Health Professions, North Dakota State University

Assistant Professor, Department of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, College of Human Sciences and Education, North Dakota State University

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science & Nutrition, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences, University of Minnesota Twin Cities (past)

Extension Specialist, Department of Food Science & Nutrition, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences, University of Minnesota Twin Cities (past)

Communities
Public Health, Public Health
Degrees
PhD, North Dakota State University, Communication, 2007
MPH, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Public Health Nutrition, 1991
BS, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Human Nutrition, 1987
Keywords
intercultural communications native north americans cultural diversity qualitative methods (social sciences) social change sociology of the family nutrition or dietetics education or instruction (health or safety or medical) community health public health program evaluation (health sciences) disease prevention health promotion health education health communication food access and local food initiatives translational research translational medicine health equity