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Obesity Research Cluster Leadership

Dr. Mary Murimi, PhD, RD, LDN

Dr. Mary Murimi, PhD, RD, LDN

Research Interests:

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

Open to collaboration