Jennifer A. Garner, PhD, RD

Rural Food Access
What I do: 
Dr. Jennifer Garner is a registered dietitian and assistant professor of food and nutrition policy at Ohio State University. Reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of her food security-focused research, she has a dual appointment in the College of Medicine’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Science and the John Glenn College of Public Affairs. Dr. Garner’s research is focused on understanding the role of food security as a social risk for clinical health disparities and on evaluating cross-sector food security interventions designed to improve healthy food access, enhance community food environments, and advance health equity.