Robert Palestina, Graduate Research Assistant

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Robert moved to New Orleans from Austin, TX in 2016 where he worked International Education, managing global service-learning programs for US university students. In 2010, he earned his bachelors degree in International Affairs and Anthropology from Florida State University and moved abroad to Colombia, South America where he spent three years as an English instructor working on curriculum development and cultural integration. Robert is a current candidate for Tulane’s MPH program and has been with PRC since fall 2016. He is concentrating in health education and communication, with interests that include preventative health efforts through food literacy and cooking. In his free time, Robert enjoys road trips to swimming holes, camping, and endurance sports.

Contact: tulaneprcstudentworker@gmail.com

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Scientific

Obesity

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Targeting obesity to reduce the risk for type 2 diabetes and other co-morbidities in African American youth: a review of the literature and recommendations for prevention

 

Nutrition and Food Availability

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Measuring the Food Environment: Shelf Space of Fruits, Vegetables, and Snack Foods in Stores

 
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PRC

Policy Briefs

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A Question of Access: Addressing Poor Nutrition, Food Availability, and Policy

 

Policy Briefs

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School Vending

 
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