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Researcher

Lukar Thornton

  • Research interest:My current program of research investigates factors that determine food choices including access to food stores, the within-store retail environment, food availability online, and the home environment. This work spans the disciplines of nutrition, social science, geography, epidemiology, public health and marketing. I have over 15 years’ experience in the collection and analysis of geospatial and quantitative data related to this topic.
  • Keywords:HEALTH BEHAVIOUR, FOOD, NEIGHBORHOODS, HEALTHY CITIES, Economics and applied economics
  • Disciplines:Epidemiology, Urban and housing policy, Health geography
  • Research techniques:quantitative study designs and analysis; geospatial data collection and analysis
  • Users of research expertise:Anyone with an interest in creating health-promoting environments