HFHL-funded Investigators

Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives research is collaborative and interdisciplinary. Our research community builds connections between diverse departments, professionals, and areas of expertise. We partner and collaborate with multiple stakeholders in scientific, public policy, industry, and community settings. HFHL research has a direct impact on the quality of life of Minnesota and its communities. Here is a list of our participating investigators.

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David Abazs Round River Farm, Finland, MN
Molly D. Anderson Food Systems Integrity, Arlington, MA
Lucy Arias Little Earth of United Tribes
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Danielle M. Beck Department of Psychology, Simpson University
Jeffrey Bender VPM, College of Veterinary Medicine, UMN
David Bernlohr BMBB, College of Biological Sciences, UMN
Malcolm Blumenthal Medicine and Pediatrics, UMN
David Boxrud Minnesota Department of Health
Harry Boyte UMN Center for Democracy and Citizenship
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Karen Cadigan Child, Youth, & Family Consortium, UMN
Rachel Callanan American Heart Association
Stephanie M. Carlson Institute of Child Development
Jay Clark University of MN Center for Neighborhood Organizing
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Ellen Demerath Epidemiology and Community Health, SPH, UMN
Francisco Diez-Gonzalez Department of Food Science and Nutrition, UMN
Gigi DiGiacomo Department of Applied Economics
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Joellen Feirtag University of Minnesota Extension
Lea Foushee North American Water Office
Jayne Fulkerson School of Nursing, UMN
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Daniel Gallaher Department of Food Science and Nutrition, UMN
Michael K. Georgieff Pediatrics and Child Development; Center for Neurobehavioral Development, UMN
Ryan Goei Department of Communication, UMD
Sarah Gollust Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, UMN
Myron Gross Department of Lab Medicine and Pathology, UMN
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Pakou Hang Community Activist
Craig Hassel Department of Food Science and Nutrition, UMN
Craig Hedberg Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, UMN
Stacy Holzbauer Minnesota Department of Health
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Baraem (Pam) Ismael Department of Food Science and Nutrition, UMN
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James Johnson Infectious Diseases and International Medicine, UMN
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Margaret Kaplan MN Center for Neighborhood Organizing
Robert P. King Department of Applied Economics, UMN
Linda Kinkel Department of Plant Pathology, UMN
Jill Klingner Health Care Management and Operations Management, UMD
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Lara LaCaille Psychology, UMD
Rick LaCaille Psychology, UMD
Nancy Leland UMN Healthy Youth Development, Prevention Research Center
Gunnar Liden Youth Farm and Market Project
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Mike Mageau Environmental Studies, UMD
Len Marquart Department of Food Science and Nutrition, UMN
Doug Mashek Department of Food Science and Nutrition, UMN
David Mulla Department of Soil, Water and Climate, UMN
Elton Mykerezi Applied Economics, College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences, UMN
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Marilyn (Susie) Nanney Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, UMN
Kim Nichols Health, PhysEd, and Recreation, UMD
Gayle Nikolai Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Reservation
Amy Versnik Nowak Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, UMD
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Marilyn Odean Medical School, UMN Duluth
Michael G. O'Sullivan VPM, College of Veterinary Medicine
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Sabrina Peterson Trudo Department of Food Science and Nutrition, UMN
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P. Srirama Rao Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, UMN
Marla Reicks Department of Food Science and Nutrition, UMN
Arthur Reynolds ICD, College of Education and Human Development
Carl Rosen SWAC, College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences
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Michael Sadowsky Department of Soil, Water and Climate, UMN
Christine Salomon Center for Drug Design, Academic Health Center, UMN
Jennifer Schultz Department of Economics, UMD
Ben Senauer Applied Economics, College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences, UMN
Megan Shaughnessy Infectious Diseases and International Medicine, UMN
Kirk Smith Minnesota Department of Health
Rebecca de Souza Department of Communication, UMD
Stacey Stark Geographic Information Sciences Laboratory, UMD
Mary Story Epidemiology & Community Health, School of Public Health, UMN
John Strange St. Luke's Hospital, Duluth
David Syring Department of Sociology and Anthropology, UMD
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Judy Temple Humphrey Institute and Applied Economics, UMN
Will Thomas Biostatistics, School of Public Health, UMN
Cindy Tong Horticulture, College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences, UMN
Howard C. Towle BMBB, College of Biological Sciences, UMN
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Susan Weisman Public Health Law Center, William Mitchell College of Law
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Chengguo Xing Masonic Cancer Center, Academic Health Center, UMN