Cassandra J. Nguyen, Ph.D.

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Position Title
Assistant Professor of Cooperative Extension

3149 Meyer Hall
  • B.S., Dietetics, Central Washington University
  • M.S., Nutritional Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Ph.D., Human Nutrition, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Research Interests

Dr. Nguyen's long-term goal is to bridge the gap between "what we know" and "what we do" about food insecurity. Her research broadly aligns with one of three areas of interest: 1) revitalization of local food systems to increase diet quality and wellbeing among Native communities and families, 2) integration of food insecurity screening into healthcare services to better address chronic diseases, and 3) advancements in the charitable food system to increase equity and empowerment of clients.

Selected Publications

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