Dr. Jenna Anding currently serves as Principle Investigator for the Better Living for Texans SNAP-Ed program. Her research areas have focused on the evaluation of Extension food and nutrition education programs, including those targeted towards limited resource audiences. Currently, Dr. Anding’s Extension programming efforts have been directed towards food safety where she is developing food safety programs for consumers and food service employees. Dr. Anding received her B.S. in Agricultural Education and her M.S. and Ph.D. in Nutrition from Texas A&M. She holds a teaching certificate in both Agricultural Sciences and Biology, is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian and is a Certified Food Safety Professional.
- McIntosh A, Kubena KS, Tolle G, Dean W, Kim MJ, Jan JS & Anding J (2011) Determinants of children’s use of and time spent in fast-food and full-service restaurants. J Nutr Educ Behav 43: 142-9
- McIntosh WA, Kubena KS, Tolle G, Dean WR, Jan JS & Anding J (2010) Mothers and meals. The effects of mothers’ meal planning and shopping motivations on children’s participation in family meals. Appetite 55: 623-8
- Sisk C, Sharkey JR, McIntosh WA & Anding J (2010) Using multiple household food inventories to measure food availability in the home over 30 days: a pilot study. Nutr J 9: 19
- Bustillos B, Sharkey JR, Anding J & McIntosh A (2009) Availability of more healthful food alternatives in traditional, convenience, and nontraditional types of food stores in two rural Texas counties. J Am Diet Assoc 109: 883-9
- Creel JS, Sharkey JR, McIntosh A, Anding J & Huber JC Jr (2008) Availability of healthier options in traditional and nontraditional rural fast-food outlets. BMC Public Health 8: 395
- Kim MJ, McIntosh WA, Anding J, Kubena KS, Reed DB & Moon GS (2008) Perceived parenting behaviors predict young adolescents’ nutritional intake and body fatness. Matern Child Nutr 4: 287-303
Current research area includes evaluating the impact of Nutrition and Food Safety Education Programs among limited resource audiences