David Himmelgreen is a Professor in the Department of Anthropology and Director of the Center for the Advancement of Food Security & Healthy Communities at the University of South Florida. Himmelgreen is a biocultural nutritional anthropologist with expertise in maternal-child nutrition, growth and development, food security, dietary change and health, and community nutrition programming. He has conducted research in Costa Rica, Lesotho, India, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Since 2015, he has been involved multiple projects addressing food insecurity in Tampa Bay and serves as a board member of Feeding Tampa Bay. He has more than 90 publications and as received funding from a variety of sources to carry out his research program over the years.
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