Fellowships Awarded: 2012, 2011
Katherine Lee, MA, is a third-year doctoral student in the Department of Health, Behavior and Society. She is seeking to adapt a behavioral economics framework to nutrition interventions in order to generate sustainable dietary behavior change. She is also interested in health communication strategies for facilitating the translation of dietary intention into behavior, including use of periodic prompts. She previously worked on weight management clinical trials at the Stanford Prevention Research Center, researching behavioral strategies for long-term weight change. Katherine received her MA in sociology and pursued undergraduate studies in psychology and biology, at Stanford University. Her doctoral adviser is Dr. J. Douglas Storey, assistant professor in the Department of Health, Behavior and Society and associate director for Communication Science and Research at the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs.