Marsha Spence

Associate Professor of Practice, Director Public Health Nutrition Graduate Program

229 Jessie Harris Building
Phone: 865-974-6265

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Marsha Spence is a child obesity prevention researcher focused on improving child and adolescent food, nutrition, and physical activity environments through parent engagement and outreach, positive youth development, and community-based participatory action research. In addition, Spence is the director of the federally funded Maternal and Child Health Nutrition Leadership Education and Training Program.

Topics of expertise: childhood obesity prevention, school nutrition, maternal and child health

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