Amanda Gilbert

Amanda’s research focuses on chronic disease and obesity prevention. Specifically, Amanda is interested in understanding health behavior change across the life-course and the ways in which the food system, built environment, and economic policies influence health behaviors.

Prior to entering the PhD program in Public Health Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, she worked for several years as an oncology social worker at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. A licensed clinical social worker, Amanda holds a master of public health from Washington University in St. Louis, a master of social work from New York University, and a bachelors degree in anthropology from Brandeis University.

Amanda Gilbert

  • Program: PhD in Public Health Sciences Student
  • Preferred Pronouns: She/Her
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Areas of Focus:

  • Obesity and chronic disease prevention
  • Health behavior change
  • Implementation Science