Assistant Professor, Health Sciences

864.294.3224
PAC 101
alicia.powers@furman.edu

  • Current disciplinary research interests

      Policy and environmental change to influence childhood obesity; community-based participatory research; food deserts/access to healthy foods

  • Interest in connecting sustainability to research

      Research concerning the local food system; application of research findings in service activities to improve the local food system; and collaboration on research and service projects involving the local food system

  • Sustainability courses taught
      • HSC-101: Wellness Concepts
      • HSC-201: Research and Evaluation in Health Sciences
      • HSC-315: Fundamentals of Nutrition
      • HSC-415: Advanced Nutrition Principles

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