alexa Elena T Carbone | University of Massachusetts at Amhers
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Journal of Nutritional Disorders & Therapy
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Elena T Carbone

Elena T Carbone Elena T Carbone
Associate Professor
Department of Nutrition
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Elena T. Carbone earned her Doctorate of Public Health in Health Behavior/Health Education at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and her MS in Nutrition/Communications from Boston University. She completed her BS in Nutritional Sciences from the University of New Hampshire. Dr. Carbone works in community settings to examine how low income, culturally diverse adults and children with limited literacy skills attend to and process health information related to obesity prevention, diabetes management, and cancer control. She uses a primarily qualitative approach (individual interviews, focus groups, and observations) to collect data. She is also interested in the use of new technologies to enhance pedagogical practices.She is the Founding Director of the Community-Engaged Research Program at Commonwealth Honors College at UMass and a Registered/ Licensed Dietitian.

Research Interest

• Health literacy
• Community-based, behavior change interventions
• Multi-ethnic populations
• Adult education/Pedagogy
• Theory-informed programs
• Nutrition education
Obesity prevention
• Diabetes self-management


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Food Justice: What is it? Where has it been? Where is it going?
Cassidy R Hayes and Elena T Carbone
Short Communication: J Nutr Disorders Ther 2015, 5:179
DOI: 10.4172/2161-0509.1000179
Can Technology Improve Health Literacy?
Catherine A Wickham, Elena T Carbone
Editorial: J Nutr Disorder Ther 2013, 3: e114
DOI: 10.4172/2161-0509.1000e114
Measuring Nutrition Literacy: Problems and Potential Solutions
Elena T Carbone and Heather D Gibbs
Editorial: J Nutr Disorders Ther 2013, 3:e105
DOI: 10.4172/2161-0509.1000e105
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