Current Fellows
Obesity & The Food System

Ashley Hickson

Bloomberg Fellow

Ashley Hickson is a Senior Health Equity Advisor and Policy Scientist at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). In this role, she leads CSPI's food system work through a health equity and food justice lens. She also co-leads the healthy retail policy portfolio.  Ashley collaborates with coalitions, legislators, researchers, community members, advocates, and food retailers to improve the grocery environment for consumers. In her work, Ashley is tasked with leading efforts to pass policies through bill drafting, and providing technical assistance to advocates. 

The Center for Science in the Public Interest is a consumer advocacy organization whose twin missions are to conduct innovative research and advocacy programs in health and nutrition, and to provide consumers with current, useful information about their health and well-being.

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