Juliana Cohen, Associate Professor, ScM, ScD

Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health & Merrimack College

Effective strategies to increase school meal participation and consumption

This presentation will cover evidence-based strategies to improve school meal participation and consumption based on two systematic reviews of the literature.  

Speaker/Chair Bio:

Juliana Cohen is an associate professor and Director of the Center for Health Inclusion, Research, and Practice at Public Health at Merrimack College and an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. Her research centers on the identification, evaluation, and dissemination of effective nutrition policies and initiatives to address diet-related disparities and reduce the risk of obesity among children. Previously she was an ORISE Policy and Science fellow at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity. Dr. Cohen has a doctorate in Nutrition from the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, where she also received a Master’s in Society, Human Development, and Health.