Staff/Contact Us

General inquiries may be sent to hfhl@umn.edu. Call (612) 625-8693 for immediate assistance.

Mindy Kurzer

Mindy Kurzer, Ph.D.
Director
Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute
Tel: (612) 624-9789
Fax: (612) 625-5272
mkurzer@umn.edu

Headshot photo of Jared Walhowe

Jared Walhowe
Assistant Director
Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute
Tel: (612) 625-8693
Fax: (612) 625-5272
walh0009@umn.edu

Robin Schow

Robin Schow, MPH
Education Program Director
Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute
Tel: (612) 625-8693
scho0040@umn.edu

Megan Forcia

Megan Forcia
Native American Programs Coordinator
Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute
forci016@umn.edu

Jaycie Thomsen

Jaycie Thomsen
Research Intern
MN Food Charter Network
Tel: (612) 625-8693

thoms356@umn.edu

Jenny Breen

Jenny Breen, MPH
Professional Chef
Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute
breen026@umn.edu