Obesity – Akilah Dulin Keita, PhD – Brown University


More than 1.9 billion adults worldwide were overweight or obese, as for 41 million children under the age of five.

Dr. Akilah Dulin Keita is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences in the Brown University School of Public Health. Her research focuses on identifying neighborhood contexts of diet, physical activity, and obesity-related comorbidities. She is currently piloting a dietary intervention that improves food environment, provides family-based nutrition education, and coupons to purchase healthy foods. Learn more about Dr. Dulin here.