Monday, April 2, 2012

"Obesity and Food Insecurity" Published in Appalachian Health and Well-Being

Congratulations to Jennifer Chubinski, Director of Community Research at The Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati, and our own Mark Carrozza, Health Informatics Developer at HealthLandscape, on publication of their chapter "Obesity and Food Insecurity" in the book Appalachian Health and Well-Being.

Their chapter examines the linkages between food scarcity and obesity in Appalachian rural and urban areas and, in particular, the Cincinnati area. Jennifer and Mark present the data as well as their recommendations for policy solutions and further research.
Appalachian Health and Well-Being is edited by Robert L. Ludke, Ph.D., a professor in University of Cincinnati's Department of Family and Community Medicine, and Phillip J. Obermiller, Ph.D., a senior visiting scholar in the School of Planning within University of Cincinnati's College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP), and a fellow at the Appalachian Center, University of Kentucky. It is published by the University Press of Kentucky, and is available now from in both hardcover and Kindle format.

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