Core Faculty
Obesity & The Food System

Anne Palmer, MAIA

Core Faculty

Anne Palmer, MAIA, is an Associate Scientist in the Department of Health, Behavior, and Society and a program director at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future. 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. Palmer’s research interests include how changes in food environments impact food choices, how regional food supply chains can serve low- income areas, and the impact of food deserts on communities. She conducts community food assessments with Baltimore-based nonprofits and community organizations, and helped create the Maryland Food System mapping resource, a GIS database that maps diverse layers of the food system.

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