Julie Wandell

Research Associate

Julie is a Registered Dietitian with a Bachelor’s degree in Food Science and a Master’s degree in Human Nutrition/Dietetics. Before joining the Global Food Research Program @ UNC team as a Research Assistant, Julie worked in the food industry as a Nutrition Labeling Consultant. Her interests include research related to dietary intake and public health, such as trends in health behaviors and physical activity.

The craziest thing I’ve ever eaten is kangaroo in Australia.

My least liked food is a toss-up between olives and pickles.

After a good workout, nothing beats Greek yogurt and fruit.

My favorite food-related smell is freshly baked banana bread.

GFRP Publications

Federal nutrition program revisions impact low-income households’ food purchases
Authors: Shu Wen Ng, Bridget Hollingsworth, Emily A. Busey, Julie L. Wandell , Donna R. Miles, Jennifer M. Poti
Published in: American Journal of Preventive Medicine, March 2018 view full text

Development of a food composition database to monitor changes in packaged foods and beverages
Authors: Jennifer M. Poti, Emily Yoon, Bridget Hollingsworth, Jessica Ostrowski, Julie Wandell, Donna R. Miles, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: J Food Compost Anal, July 12 2017 view full text