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Jean Wiecha, PhD

  • Adjunct Associate Professor
  • Telephone: 617.287.3809
  • Office Location: S-03-12

Areas of Expertise

Childhood Obesity Prevention, Community Based Research, Nutrition

Degrees

PhD, Tufts University
MS, Tufts University
BA, Brown University

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Profile
Dr. Wiecha's primary research focus is on youth health promotion with emphasis on afterschool programs.  She has developed and evaluated nutrition and physical activity standards and interventions for YMCA child care, after school, and youth day camp programs that are currently undergoing national dissemination.  In 1998, she helped found the HSPH Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity.

Teaching Expertise
Public Health Approaches to Nutrition and Physical Activity, Obesity