Dr. Christina D. Economos

Dissertation title:

A multi-level examination of children’s eating behaviors: Parental and environmental influences

Research/teaching interests:

School food environments, food and nutrition policies to prevent obesity and non-communicable diseases, behavioral and communication interventions to promote healthy food choices, and food and nutrition policies in Latin America

Violeta Chacón is a PhD candidate in Food and Nutrition Policy and Programs at the Friedman School. Before coming to Tufts, Violeta worked as a research assistant and research project coordinator at the Cardiovascular Surgery Unit of Guatemala (UNICAR) and the Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama (INCAP). She is a Dietitian and holds a MS in Food and Nutrition from the University of Chile. Her research interests focus on the food environments and nutrition policies that shape children and adolescent’s diets in Latin America.

Violeta Chacón – ‪Google Scholar

Violeta Chacón | ChildObesity180 at Tufts University