Glen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Nutritional Sciences Program at the University of Washington. His academic background is in exercise physiology, and he focuses his research on new methods to measure physical activity and dietary behaviors objectively and the influence of the built and social environments on lifestyle behaviors in health. He is married and has two young daughters, and they live in the Green Lake neighborhood of Seattle. Glen regularly commutes to campus by bicycle and remains very active with running and martial arts.
Corinne M. Mar, PhD: Project Data Specialist
Dr. Mar is the Director of the Statistics Core at the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology at the University of Washington. Her position involves helping people design, implement, and analyze research studies so that they can answer the (empirical) questions that are important to them.
Brenda Simon, Project Data Specialist
Brenda is the Health and Wellness Data Steward in the Research Evaluation and Assessment Department at Seattle Public Schools. Her position focuses on performing data inventory of and data collection from all departments in Seattle Public Schools who deal with programs related to student health and wellness. Brenda has over 10 years of research experience from working in increasingly responsible positions with the University of Washington.
Lori S. Dunn: PreK-12 Physical Education and Health Literacy Program Manager
Previous to joining the Seattle Public Schools, Dunn taught physical education for 23 years. In 2006 she was selected as the NASPE National High School Physical Education Teacher of the Year. Dunn is a past president of Washington and the Northwest District AAHPERD. Her professional interests are in teaching, curriculum development and advocating for quality programs.
Wendy Weyer, RD: Nutrition Services
Wendy has been with Seattle schools for 7 years where she is the Project Manager for the Seattle School District's Communities Putting Prevention to Work grant with Seattle-King County Public Health. This grant is helping to purchase PE equipment for 21 low-income schools, to move salad bars into schools, to connect with local chefs and to launch the district's Harvest of the Month program. Harvest of the Month introduces students each month to locally grown fruits, vegetables, grain and dairy through a variety of nutrition education efforts that are in the cafeteria and classroom.
Mary Podrabsky, RD, MPH: Project Manager
Ms. Podrabsky is the Director of School and Community Initiatives at the University of Washington Center for Public Health Nutrition. Mary's work focuses on policy and environmental approaches to reducing obesity, including school-based projects related to the development, implementation and evaluation of school wellness policies.
Judy Swanson, PhD: Research Coordinator
Dr. Swanson is a research coordinator at the Center for Public Health Nutrition. For 20 years, she has conducted research on school improvement efforts in urban schools throughout the United States. She now brings this expertise to focus on nutrition and health initiatives in schools.