Focus Areas: Obesity & The Food System
Senior Research Associate
Anne Palmer is the co-chair for the Obesity and the Food System working group for the Bloomberg American Health Initiative, a program director at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future and a senior research associate at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the Department of Health, Behavior and Society. She directs the Food Policy Networks project, which seeks to improve the capacity of food policy councils and similar organizations to advance food system policies. Anne’s research interests include food retail, food policy and food policy councils, food environments, obesity, urban agriculture, local and regional food systems, and community food security.