Emily English

Emily English is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She received her Doctorate (2018) and Master of Public Health (2009) from the College of Public Health at UAMS and her Master of Public Service (2009) from the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service. She serves as the Director of the Access to Healthy Foods Research Group at Arkansas Children’s Research Institute, which focuses on building evidence, capacity, and support for an equitable food system that fosters the health and wellness of children, families, and communities in Arkansas. The work of the ATHF Research Group focuses on the development, delivery, and evaluation of individual and environmental-level interventions such as farm to school, school and community gardens, and support for increased local and healthy food production, distribution, and consumption. In this role, she is the Program Director of Arkansas GardenCorps and Arkansas Farm to School and serves as the Arkansas Core Partner for the National Farm to School Network. Emily also serves as the Co-Chair of the Access to Healthy Foods Priority Area for Healthy Active Arkansas and as the Growing Healthy Foods Advisor for the Arkansas Coalition for Obesity Prevention.

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