Eliza Whiteman Kinsey, PhD, MPH

Lecturer

Eliza Whiteman Kinsey

Contact

901 Walnut Street
10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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215-503-0174
215-923-7583 fax

Eliza Whiteman Kinsey, PhD, MPH

Lecturer

Research & Practice Interests

Food insecurity
Social determinants of health
Nutrition
Obesity
Poverty
Neighborhood effects

Education

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Columbia University
PhD, University of Pennsylvania
MPH, University of Pennsylvania
MS/MA, Tufts University

Publications

University Appointment

Lecturer, Jefferson College of Population Health

Teaching

Qualitative Research Methods 

Biography

Dr. Eliza W. Kinsey is a Lecturer at the Jefferson College of Population Health. Dr. Kinsey’s research examines the relationships between the built environment, food insecurity and urban health disparities. She uses a mixed-methods approach to explore spatiotemporal dynamics of food policy and health across the urban planning, epidemiology and social welfare disciplines. Dr. Kinsey earned her PhD in City and Regional Planning, as well as a Master of Public Health, from the University of Pennsylvania. She also received an MA in Urban Planning and an MS in Nutrition Policy from Tufts University. Prior to pursuing a research and teaching career, Dr. Kinsey worked on city food policy issues at the Baltimore Food Policy Initiative and for the U.S. Conference of Mayors.