Candice Myers, Ph.D.

Department/Laboratory:
Ingestive Behavior | Contextual Risk Factors

Education:
Ph.D. (2012) Sociology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Mentor:
Martin, Corby K.

Current Research:
Geographic connection between contextual measures of socioeconomic well-being and chronic disease prevalence. Multilevel determinants of health behaviors and risk factors. Development of e-Health intervention to address postpartum weight loss. Application of novel methodology to capture energy intake in free-living and controlled environments.

Other Research Interests:
Understanding how geographically-based features of the contextual environment influence the energy balance equation and moderate the response in target health behaviors and risk factors to study-based interventions. Continued development of e-Health technologies for use in interventions to collect, organize, and analyze energy intake data.