Dr. Lindsey Haynes-Maslow is an Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist in the Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences at North Carolina State University. She also is an adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Dr. Haynes-Maslow researches policies that lead to a healthy behavior. She is an expert on the intersection between food systems, nutrition, and public health, as well as the impact of government policies driving the food system. She has over 10 years of experience working with nonprofit, private, and public organizations that focus on obesity prevention for low-resource communities.
Before coming to N.C. State, Dr. Haynes-Maslow worked for the advocacy organization the Union of Concerned Scientists on federal food and nutrition policy, specifically the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act and The Farm Bill.
Currently, she is the Principal Investigator of N.C. State’s SNAP-Education program, Steps to Health. She has a Ph.D. in health policy and management from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also earned a Master’s in healthcare administration and a B.S. in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.