Jessica Jones-Smith

Professor, Health Systems and Population Health
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

Hans Rosling Center for Population Health, Room 448
3980 15th Avenue NE, Box 351621
Seattle, WA 98195-1621

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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