Siew Sun Wong

Academic interests

Siew Sun 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 consumption. Her interests include innovative nutrition education, especially among low-income families, where she develops and evaluates education games. She is also interested in tech-aided 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 issues in nutrition and health, and coaches multisector teams with the USDA Extension Foundation Impact Collaborative Team on multidisciplinary innovation skill building experience.