If you’re familiar with my research, it’s probably because I led the development of the 2005 and 2010 revisions of the Healthy Eating Index (HEI). Currently, I’m working on the evaluation of the Grocery Purchase Quality Index-2016 (GPQI-2016), which is an HEI-like tool we developed here at the University of Utah to assess the quality…Continue reading The Grocery Purchase Quality Index
Befriend a statistician. Not too long ago, someone asked me for the one most important piece of advice I would give researchers new to the field. I quoted a colleague who said to befriend a statistician. Cultivate relationships through professional associations. I regularly present at sessions sponsored by the American Society of Nutrition at Experimental…Continue reading Advice for Students Interested in Dietary Assessment Research
When I left federal service in 2013, it was like graduating from high school. I had the opportunity to consider what I wanted to do with the rest of my life. I decided I want to use my skill set to help Americans who have limited financial resources. Long story short, I’m working on a…Continue reading Mission Statement
This personal blog will have random and systematic thoughts on dietary assessment research—mostly my own, that is. I’ll share current ideas and some from the past.