Julia Appel

Julia Appel is a Researcher with the Catalyzing Communities initiative, part of ChildObesity180 at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. Her work focuses on the application of systems science methods to whole-of-community obesity prevention, helping coalitions and communities around the country catalyze and sustain change to reduce disparities and improve health for all. She is currently working with coalitions in Cuyahoga County OH, East Boston MA, Greenville SC, Tucson AZ, and Milwaukee WI, and with the ChildObesity180 team to replicate and scale the novel approach to communities nationwide.

Email: julia.appel@tufts.edu