Marsha Spence

1215 W. Cumberland Ave. | 229 Jessie Harris Building | Knoxville, TN 37996-1920

Marsha Spence

Professor of Practice and Director of Public Health Nutrition


2006 PhD, University of Tennessee, Human Ecology (Nutrition)
2000 MS-MPH, University of Tennessee
1997 BS, University of Tennessee, Human Ecology (Nutrition)


Professor Spence’s research and outreach focuses on school and community-based interventions to promote healthy nutrition and physical activity environments for children and their families, youth leadership and advocacy development to improve school and community health environments, and improving food security for mothers, children, adolescents, young adults, and their families.

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