Kassandra Bacon joined the Nutrition Policy Institute staff as a project policy analyst on October 12, 2022. Kassandra attended the UC Berkeley School of Public Health where she earned her MPH with a concentration in Public Health Nutrition and Graduate Certificate in Food Systems. During her academic journey, she contributed to several research projects pertaining to sustainable food systems, program evaluation, and improvement to public nutrition policy. Additionally, her experience includes program coordination and evaluation, data analysis, and development of communication materials to advance equity-based public health solutions. Kassandra brings her knowledge and experience to the NPI, where she will continue to support public health nutrition through policy and program evaluation. She will work on projects related to nutrition and increasing consumption of drinking water and in childcare and universal school meals.
Author - Graduate Student
Editor - Director of Communications & Research Engagement
Editor - Project Policy Analyst
Editor - Director of the Nutrition Policy Institute and Cooperative Extension Nutrition Specialist