Ruth Litchfield obtains funding for research on eating patterns of low-income families

February 12, 2020

Ruth Litchfield, professor in food science and human nutrition, received $8,690 from Drake University for research that will contribute to the development of potential incentive programs for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants. This research will explore food retail strategy for healthy foods, and create relationships with food retailers. The incentive program will help to improve the eating patterns of low-income families.

Contact Details:

Name: Ruth Litchfield
Phone: 515-294-9484
Department: in food science and human nutrition