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Robin McKinnon

Robin McKinnon, MPA, is a Health Policy Specialist in the Risk Factor Monitoring and Methods Branch of the Applied Research Program. She is completing a PhD in Public Policy, with a concentration in Health Policy, at the George Washington University in Washington DC. She also received a Master of Public Administration degree from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Australian National University.

Ms. McKinnon works on activities intended to advance policy-relevant research on diet, physical activity and weight. Her research interests include the effects of the environment on individual diet and physical activity behavior, measurement of the food and physical activity/built environments, the societal effects of rising obesity rates at the population level, and policies intended to reduce obesity prevalence.

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22 May 2008
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