Rudd Alumni: Jennifer Falbe

Jennifer Falbe

Jennifer Falbe is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of California at Berkeley's School of Public Health. Her research focuses on identifying modifiable determinants of childhood obesity and testing programmatic, policy and environmental interventions to prevent excess weight gain. She is leading a study to evaluate the impact of a city-level sugar-sweetened beverage excise tax.
Jennifer earned a dual doctorate in epidemiology and public health nutrition from the Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health. As a Research Associate with the Rudd Center, Jennifer coordinated a project to measure child care center policies, environments and practices related to diet, physical activity and obesity, and worked on development of the Wellness Child Care Assessment Tool (WellCCAT) and the Wellness School Assessment Tool (WellSAT).