Jenny Jackson

Academic interests

Jenny is a Clinical Associate Professor of Nutrition and Director of the OSU Dietetic Internship Programs. She is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Health and Well-being Coach. Jenny’s research interests include community-based and epidemiological investigations focused on food security and the promotion of healthy eating and physical activity behaviors across the lifespan. Her current projects address food insecurity among U.S. college students. Previous projects include development of family-home and school environmental assessment tools that help researchers understand environmental conditions that enable or hinder healthy eating and physical activity behaviors.