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Tufts Public Health

Reece Lyerly

Adjunct Instructor
Department: Public Health & Community Medicine
Programs: Public Health

Reece Lyerly

Adjunct Instructor
Department: Public Health & Community Medicine
Programs: Public Health

Campus: Boston

Biography

Reece is a program evaluator and doctoral candidate, studying health equity, food policy, and intervention design. His current research focuses on financial incentives to increase fruit and vegetable consumption and food security among SNAP participants and low-income seniors. Additional areas of interest include LGBT health, school meals, and food as medicine. Reece’s approach to research and evaluation is guided by three principles: participatory approach, utilization-focused results, and social justice lens.

Education

  • MS, Agriculture, Food and Environment, Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
  • MPH, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • BA, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Furman University

Research synopsis

Food security, nutrition incentives, LGBT health

Publications

Lyerly, R., Rummo, P., Amin, S., Evans, W., Cohen, E. D., Lawson, E., Hallett, E., De-Oliveira, S., Rose, J., Sutten Coats, C., & Nunn, A. (2020). Effectiveness of mobile produce markets in increasing access and affordability of fruits and vegetables among low-income seniors. Public Health Nutrition, 1–10. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1368980020002931