Interventions to Increase Healthy Eating on College Campuses (2013-2014)

Using Duke as a living laboratory, this project team brought insights from behavioral economics to structure experiments aimed at improving habits (especially related to eating behaviors) of college students, establishing links to cognition and improving access to treatment for disordered eating behaviors.



Team Outcomes

Interventions to Increase Healthy Eating on College Campuses (poster)

Team Leaders

  • Franca Alphin, School of Medicine-Community and Family Medicine
  • Gavan Fitzsimons, Fuqua School of Business
  • Nancy Zucker, School of Medicine-Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

/graduate Team Members

  • Peggy Liu, Business Administration-PHD

/undergraduate Team Members

  • Tristan Ballard, Environmental Sciences (BS), Statistical Science (AB2)
  • Soo Kyung Kim, Biology (BS)
  • Patricia Leeson
  • Madison Mumma, Psychology (AB), Global Health (AB2)
  • Maggie Shannon