Alexandria M. Schmall, MSPH
Ph.D. Candidate Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Tufts University, Boston, MA
Mentor Dr. Webb
Alexandria is a public health nutritionist with strong program, policy, & mixed-methods research experience in topical areas including international and community nutrition, social & behavioral sciences, food security, youth engagement, and women’s empowerment. Having worked in 25 countries across diverse development and humanitarian contexts, Alexandria is passionate about policy initiatives to improve diet quality among underserved populations, especially among women and young children. She received her dual Bachelor of Science degrees in International Agriculture and Rural Development and Development Sociology with minors in Nutrition and Global Health from Cornell University, and completed her Master of Science in Public Health degree in International Health and Human Nutrition at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Prior to joining the Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University for her doctoral studies in Food and Nutrition Policies and Programs (FANPP), Alexandria held positions with the United Nations World Food Programme, USAID Bureau for Food Security, and other nutrition and food security focused organizations.