James C. Hersey
Senior Research Psychologist
James Hersey, PhD, is a senior research psychologist with more than 30 years of experience in designing and analyzing the evaluation of health, nutrition, and health promotion programs and social marketing campaigns. He has directed a series of evaluation projects of health communications and social marketing programs including national, state, and local programs in tobacco control, nutrition, obesity, and prevention of chronic disease. Projects have included evaluations of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) education in seven states, an evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of public education for adult immunization, and an evaluation of programs designed to prevent complications associated with diabetes.
PhD, Developmental Psychology, University of Michigan; MS, Psychology and MA, Sociology, University of Michigan; BS, University of Maine.
- July 15, 2014
Nutrition of low-income Americans can be improved across life span by participating in SNAP-Ed
– News Medical
- July 14, 2014
Research brief: Nutritional education can improve food choices of low-income Americans across life span
– News Release