Program Design Team

Annie works at the intersection of religion and health, and has research experience in the areas of women’s reproductive health, health promotion, nutrition and food, conflict, and gender-based violence.  She holds a PhD in Religious Studies from Emory University.

Annie is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Youth, Family, and Community Sciences at NC State University, where she directs the Faithful Families Eating Smart and Moving More Program, a practice-tested faith-based health promotion intervention out of North Carolina State University (NCSU) and the North Carolina Division of Public Health.  She is also Co-Principal Investigator for Voices into Action: The Families, Food and Health project, a USDA-funded study of the family food environment.