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Katie Coakley, PhD, RDN

New Mexico State University

Katie Coakley, PhD, RDN, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Individual, Family, and Community Education at the University of New Mexico. Her research focuses on food insecurity in vulnerable populations and the impact of diet and nutrition on mental health.

Diana Gonzales-Pacheco, DCN, RD

New Mexico State University

Diana Gonzales-Pacheco, DCN, RD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Individual, Family, and Community Education at the University of New Mexico. She studies the impact of lifestyle on risk of developing gestational diabetes, including the impact of social determinants of health.

Shadai Martin, PhD, RD

New Mexico State University

Shadai Martin, PhD, RD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at New Mexico State University. Her research interests include rural childhood obesity and the school nutrition environment, both in rural communities and the college/university setting.

Stephanie Rogus, PhD, RDN

New Mexico State University

Stephanie Rogus, PhD, RDN, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at New Mexico State University. She studies the economic, social, and environmental influences on food choice and impacts of food programs and policy on diet quality and diet-related disease.

For more information about this research, contact Stephanie Rogus at srogus@nmsu.edu.

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