Monday, August 25, 2014

Bret Luick named editor of scientific journal

Bret Luick, associate professor of foods and nutrition at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, has been named associate editor of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, the official journal of the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior.

Bret Luick
Luick's research interests include social and environmental determinants of food security and diet quality, with particular emphasis on local economic pressures. His currently funded research programs include developing the use of locally harvested fish in schools and the use of social marketing for the prevention of childhood obesity. He has served on JNEB’s board of editors.

Luick conducts the Alaska Food Cost Survey for the UAF Cooperative Extension Service. He can be reached at 907-474-5170.

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