Texas Tech University

Mary Murimi, Ph.D.

Nutritional Sciences

Community Nutrition; Obesity; Food Insecurity; Global Hunger

Mary Murimi

Research Interests

  • Obesity and related chronic diseases in school and community setting
  • Effect of school environment and food system on food choices, physical activity, and weight status of school-aged children
  • The effect of community environment on diet and lifestyle among low-income population
  • The effect of food insecurity on obesity among low income population
  • The role of rural environment on obesity and related chronic diseases among rural residents
  • The role of food and health literacy on obesity status among low income population

Open to Collaboration

Obesity Research Cluster