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.
2006 PhD, University of Tennessee, Human Ecology (Nutrition)
2000 MS- MPH, University of Tennessee, Nutrition & Public
1997 BS, University of Tennessee, Human Ecology (Nutrition)