Amy Eyler conducts research to advance the study of policies related to physical activity and obesity, as well as broader policy issues in public health. In addition to serving as deputy director of the Prevention Research Center in St. Louis, she co-directs the Policies for Action Child Health Weight Hub. This research hub is funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to identify policies, laws, and regulations to build a culture of health, focusing on the implementation of nutrition and physical activity policies.
Her involvement in these studies informs teaching in Research Methods, and Cross-Cutting Themes in the Master of Public Health program.
Eyler is a well-published author and presenter. Her work has been featured in the American Journal of Public Health, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, and the Journal of Public Health Practice and Management. She is the lead editor of the 2016 book, "Prevention, Policy, and Public Health" and author of 2020 Research Methods for Public Health"Dr. Eyler is President of the Association for Women Faculty and a Provost-sponsored Faculty Fellow for gender Equity.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2 2019
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