Meghan O'Connell, MPH
Meghan O'Connell is a Research Associate at the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity. Meghan received her Bachelor of Social Work degree from Providence College and her Masters in Public Health from Curtin University in Perth, Australia. Prior to coming to the Rudd Center, Meghan worked as a Research Associate at the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, where she managed nutrition and physical activity related studies, as well as research on adolescent and adult smoking cessation. Meghan is interested in childhood obesity prevention and improving school nutrition, in particular. At the Rudd Center, her research focuses on the development of food preferences and eating habits in early childhood, as well as strengthening food policies in Connecticut schools.
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