I conduct applied research to evaluate the effectiveness and short- and long-term impact of outreach programs on early brain development, healthy eating and physical activity for young children, appropriate use of technology in early childhood education, and other topics.
Alison's current research involves evaluating community education programs to improve nutrition for the prevention and management of chronic disease, including obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and some cancers.
I research couple and coparenting relationships across various contexts in order to inform the development of educational programs and resources that promote healthy and stable families. As well, I evaluate the efficacy of family life programs in order to better understand educational practices that lead to healthy couple and family relationships.
I examine food safety education needs, test materials and methods for delivering food safety education to a variety of audiences and measure the impact of educational programs.
My research examines several areas of family financial planning, financial behavior of youth and family communication about finances, and low-income consumers and poverty.
Dr. Moore's research interests include psychosocial and environmental determinants of health behaviors and health disparities, with an emphasis on obesity treatment and prevention.
Evaluates the effectiveness of financial education programs on program participants.
My research and work focuses on linkages between health and housing, and living healthier and greener. I am especially interested in the use of social media to provide people with an online source of trustworthy information.