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Dr. Meredith T. Niles

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Meredith is an interdisciplinary food systems scientist that studies behavior and policy in social-ecological food systems and health. Her research focus is primarily in advancing efforts to achieve sustainable food security and improve health and environmental outcomes from food systems. 


Currently she is an Associate Professor in food systems and policy at the University of Vermont (UVM) in the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences. Meredith also serves as the Associate Director of the UVM USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Food Systems Research Center at UVM.

Meredith named one of ten Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine Scholars by the National Academy of Medicine

National Academy of Medicine

September 2022
Food Security Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Longitudinal Evidence from a Cohort of Adults in Vermont during the First Year


March 2022


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