Dr. Swindle’s research program focuses on understanding and improving health and developmental outcomes for children impacted by poverty. She focuses on obesity prevention and nutrition promotion for young children in low-income families. Her work has focused on the early childcare setting as a key context for obesity prevention and nutrition intervention. Dr. Swindle is interested in increasing the adoption of evidence-based practices and interventions in community settings through the application of implementation science. She has received federal funding from the National Institutes of Health and the US Department of Agriculture.

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