Jessica Jones-Smith

Associate Professor, Health Services
Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Lead Organizer, Collaborative on Obesity Research & Action (CORA)
Faculty Researcher, Center for Public Health Nutrition

PhD, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill
MPH, University of California–Berkeley
RD, Commision on Dietetic Registration

305-K Raitt Hall
Box 353410
Seattle, WA 98195-5852

Phone: 206-685-4579

Fax: 206-685-1696


Dr. Jessica Jones-Smith investigates socioeconomic causes and correlates of obesity risk in both high- and low/middle-income countries. Past and current research pertains to income- and ethnicity-based health disparities in obesity; early life risk factors for obesity; and the nutrition transition and increasing obesity prevalence in low- and middle-income countries.

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