Core Faculty
Obesity & The Food System

Alyssa Moran, ScD

Core Faculty

Alyssa Moran, ScD, MPH, RD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management. Her research focuses on the identification, adoption, and dissemination of effective public health policies to promote equitable access to healthful food, reduce food insecurity, and prevent diet-related diseases. Dr. Moran previously worked in the Nutrition Strategy Program at the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, where she implemented and evaluated New York City’s Healthy Hospital Food Initiative and Healthy Workplace Food Initiative. She collaborates with state and local governments on nutrition programs and policies, and has served as a technical advisor on several projects, including the New York City Food Standards and the National Salt and Sugar Reduction Initiative.


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