JESSICA JARICK METCALFE, PhD, MPH
I am currently a postdoctoral research associate working under Dr. Melissa Prescott in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I also collaborate with non-profits, community organizations, and industry partners and as an independent consultant.
My work focuses on public health, child development, nutrition, food security, sustainability, and community development. I am passionate about creating and evaluating programs that positively impact the health and development of individuals, families, and communities.