Faculty Profile

Faculty

Caroline Rains

Caroline-Rains

Focus Areas: Obesity & The Food System

RTI International

Durham, NC

Faculty

Caroline Rains

As a Public Health Analyst at RTI International, Caroline uses qualitative and quantitative research to evaluate food, nutrition, and obesity policies and programs alongside senior scientists. Through her work, Caroline has contributed to projects on topics including nutrition education, farm to school programs, front-of-package nutrition labeling, food safety, and food insecurity.  Her work aims to improve public health and well-being through better nutrition in communities across the country.

RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. They are a multidisciplinary institute with expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. Their team of researchers conducts research on a broad range of policy topics using quantitative and qualitative research approaches.