Dr. Chelsea Wentworth is an assistant professor of anthropology. Since 2010, she has been engaged in research working with public health practitioners and families on issues of infant and young child feeding practice, urban gardening and land use change, sustainability and childhood malnutrition. Wentworth holds a master’s of public health in behavioral and community health sciences, and has served as a qualitative research consultant for the Allegheny County Department of Human Services evaluating maternal and child health programming. Previously, she served as a visiting instructor for the gender, sexuality, and women’s Studies Program at the University of Pittsburgh.
Expertise: public health nutrition, children’s foodways, cultural factors influencing international health interventions, gender and health, sustainable development programs, and culture and customs in Oceania particularly in Vanuatu