M. Susie Nanney, PhD, MS
Program in Health Disparities Research
Obesity prevention in community settings, nutrition policy
MS, Eastern Kentucky University
PhD, Saint Louis University
Nanney received her bachelor’s of science degree in nutrition and dietetics from Southeast Missouri State University; her MS in community nutrition from Eastern Kentucky University; and an MPH emphasizing behavioral science and a PhD in public health research from Saint Louis University. She has been active in community efforts to promote healthy lifestyles by serving on boards for hunger relief and school wellness. Nanney is also an RD.
717 Delaware St SE, Ste 166
Minneapolis, MN 55414
2013-17, NIH/NHLBI, PI, "Improving High School Breakfast Environments"
2011-16, NICHHD, PI, "Evaluating Impacts of School Policies on Student Diet and Activity Behaviors and Obesity"
2012-14, USDA, co-investigator, "Creating the University of Minnesota Child and Adolescent Obesity Training Center"
2009-14, NIH/NHLBI, co-PI, “Evaluating Innovative Weight Reduction Strategies for College Students”
2012-13, UMN CURA, co-PI, “Evaluation of the Nutritional Quality of Food Donations to the Emergency Foodshelf Network”
2011-13, University of MN Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute, co-PI, “Evidence Translation for Childhood Obesity Prevention in Minnesota”
Nanney MS, Glatt C. Exploring implementation of the 2010 Institute of Medicine's Child and Adult Food Care Program recommendations for after-school snacks. Public Health Nutr. 2011;Nov 4:1-7. doi:10.1017/S1368980011002722.
Nanney MS, Olaleye TM, Wang Q, Motyka E, Klund-Schubert J. A pilot study to expand the school breakfast program in one middle school. Translational Behavioral Medicine. 2011;1(3):436-42.
Fisher E, Fitzgibbons M, Glasgow R, Hair-Joshu K, Hayes L, Kaplan R, Nanney MS, Okeene J. Behavior matters. Am J Prev Med. 2011;40(5):e15-30.
Rochester J, Nanney MS, Story M. Foodshelves' ability to distribute healthy foods to foodshelf clients. Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition. 2011;6(1):10-26.
Kubik MY, Wall M, Shen L, Nanney MS, Nelson TF, Laska MN, et al. State but not district nutrition policies are associated with less junk food in vending machines and school stores in US public schools. J Am Diet Assoc. 2010;110(7):1043-8.