Aida Nielsen, MPH

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Research Coordinator II
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After graduating from The University of Texas at Austin, earning a B.S. in Human Biology in 2004, Aida spent years in the marketing and public relations field before earning her MPH from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health. She worked as a Graduate Assistant upon starting her graduate studies in the Spring of 2013, before transitioning into a full-time staff member at the Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living.

Outside of work you can find Aida in any number of Austin’s cafes, yoga studios, and at Barton Creek Greenbelt trails with her husband Chris.

Current Projects


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Food Retail: Evaluating Strategies for a Healthy Austin (FRESH-AUSTIN) aims to further evaluation of the City of Austin's Healthy Food Access Initiative, and increase understanding of the complexities within a community food system.