Jayne A. Fulkerson, PhD

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Professor, School of Nursing
Director, Center for Child and Family Health Promotion Research
Director, Graduate Studies
Director, PhD Program 
"I am inspired by the curiosity of children and how they use that creativity to create more healthful lifestyles."

Jayne Fulkerson, PhD, a professor in the School of Nursing, is available to discuss healthy mealtime behaviors among families and children, childhood obesity prevention and healthy home food environments. As principal investigator of HOME Plus, a researcher with the Project EAT team and several health-related centers at the University of Minnesota and Academic Health Center, Fulkerson is uniquely qualified to discuss the relationship between family, food and child health.