School of Biological and Population Health Sciences
Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families
Extension Family and Community Health Program
Dr. Wong earned her doctorate degree in Nutrition and Food Sciences with an emphasis on Community Nutrition and Epidemiology at Utah State University. Her research areas are obesity prevention and youth calcium and bone health. Her interests include innovative nutrition education, especially among low-income families, where she develops and evaluates education games. She is also interested in dietary assessments, Extension program evaluation, and international nutrition. She mentors undergraduate and graduate students to appreciate, enjoy, and excel in interdisciplinary research and Extension. She currently teaches Social Marketing to promote healthy food and nutrition.