UTH

Center for Health Equity

Project Details

Produce Rx in High Risk Pregnant Mothers at Community Health Choice.

Project Overview

This project assesses if a Houston Food Bank (HFB) comprehensive food prescription (Food Rx) program, providing consistent access to healthy food plus nutrition education, impacts gestational weight gain, other pregnancy and birth outcomes, and food and nutrition security in low-income, ethnically diverse, at-risk women residing in Houston, TX. 

Project Contact: Jennifer Aiyer, MPH, RD

 

 Project Team

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Co-Principal Investigator

Shreela Sharma, PhD, RDN, LD

Director, Center for Health Equity

Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Sciences

shreela.v.sharma@uth.tmc.edu

 

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Co-Principal Investigator

Nalini Ranjit, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences

nalini.ranjit@uth.tmc.edu

 

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Research Coordinator

Naomi Tice, MPH

Project Manager, Center for Health Equity

Naomi.tice@uth.tmc.edu

 

Research Coordinator

Jennifer Aiyer, MPH, RD

Center for Health Equity

Jennifer.N.Aiyer@uth.tmc.edu

 

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Research Coordinator

Wesley Gibson, MPH

Center for Health Equity

Wesley.R.Gibson@uth.tmc.edu

 

Study Partners

Community Health Choice and Houston Food Bank

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