Emily Piltch, M.P.H.

Emily Piltch
Research Assistant

Emily Piltch, M.P.H is a PhD Candidate in her third year of the doctoral program at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Program in Agriculture Food and the Environment.  Prior to joining the Friedman School, Emily spent three years working with communities in New Mexico to promote active living and healthy eating through built environment and policy change strategies. She was the Project Coordinator for a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Healthy Kids Healthy Communities childhood obesity prevention grant with Cuba, NM and adjacent Navajo Communities.  Additionally, Emily spent the last two summers working on food access projects on the Navajo Nation and continues to work with her advisor, Tim Griffin, on a multi-state, interdisciplinary USDA funded grant: Enhancing Food Security of Underserved Populations in the Northeast through Sustainable Regional Food Systems. 

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