Jennifer P Taylor

Name:
Jennifer P Taylor
Email:
jtaylor@upei.ca
Position:
Professor
Department
Applied Human Sciences
Phone:
902-894-2819
902-566-0475
Building
Health Sciences Building 311
Health Sciences Building 319
Island Scholar
Island Scholar Biography

Professor

BSc (UPEI); MSc, PhD (Toronto); RD

Dr. Taylor’s research focuses on children’s nutritional health, and the environmental factors which influences how children eat, their nutritional status and their risk of obesity and chronic disease. Her current research examines the role of school nutrition policies on children’s eating habits and weight status, and the perceptions of key stakeholders involved in implementing these policies. Other areas of interest include nutrition in early childhood and international nutrition.

Research Interests
  • Evaluation of school nutrition policies
  • Program evaluation
  • Dietary methods