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Karen Rae (K-Rae) Ritter

Research Programmer

Karen Ritter is a programmer for the Global Food Research Program. She specializes in cleaning and preparing dietary recall data.  Her interest in programming stems from the research she conducted while attaining her Master’s degree in Economics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Some of her additional work involves programming for Barry Popkin’s Double Burden of Malnutrition project and cleaning and preparing food frequency and TV/Advertising data. 

Foods I must have in my home are… BEETS and Avocados! 

Favorite quote related to food: “You can’t out-exercise a bad diet!”  Julie Luther, Boot Camp Instructor

My favorite song about food is…Junk Food Junkie by Larry Groce