Christopher Long is a research psychologist and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. At UAMS, much of Dr. Long’s work involves community-engaged program evaluation focused on nutrition and chronic disease, including program evaluations for several multi-year projects funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to improve the health of communities across Arkansas. He has evaluated nutrition-related interventions in food pantries, community meal programs, school districts, and churches. In addition, his research focuses on interventions to improve access to healthy food in food pantries and food banks. He has also served as co-investigator on trials comparing the effectiveness of family-based chronic disease prevention and management interventions with Marshallese communities in Arkansas and Oklahoma.