Dr. Loneke Blackman Carr

Dr. Loneke Blackman Carr is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she completed studies in Nutrition Intervention & Policy. She is also a graduate of Cornell University’s Dietetic Internship where she received clinical, administrative and public health nutrition training. Her training includes a focus on health disparities honed at Duke University where she completed post-doctoral training. Currently she conducts research for healthy behavior change at the University of Connecticut. She believes that healthy food is a vehicle for wellness and wholeness, and should be available to all. She believes in the uniqueness of one’s culture to support healthy eating and exercise. Dr. Blackman Carr aims to harness the power of social connection for the purpose of achieving health and addressing today’s food-related chronic diseases. She has been featured on the Food Heaven Podcast, radio, written for the Health in Her Hue and published in academic outlets. When she is not leading research or teaching, you can find her getting in an early morning sweat session or thinking about her next meal, but not always in that order.

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