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Marsha Spence

Marsha Spence

Associate Professor of Practice and Director of Public Health Nutrition


Professor Spence's research and outreach focuses on school and community-based interventions to prevent childhood and adolescent obesity and to promote healthy environments for children and their families, youth leadership and advocacy development to improve school and community health environments, and healthful food access for vulnerable populations.

Check out her work with the ICAN-UGROW lab. 


2006       PhD, University of Tennessee, Human Ecology (Nutrition)

2000       MS- MPH, University of Tennessee, Nutrition & Public


1997       BS, University of Tennessee, Human Ecology (Nutrition)

Curriculum Vitae

Marsha Spence

Contact Information

  • 1215 W. Cumberland Ave. 229 Jessie Harris Building Knoxville, TN 37996-1920
  • Phone: 865-974-6265
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