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Samantha Kling, Graduate Student

Sam joined the Human Ingestive Behavior lab as a doctoral student and fellow in the USDA Childhood Obesity Prevention Training Grant in fall 2011. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and minor in psychology from Iowa State University in 2011. At Iowa State, she gained experiences in intervention research with active video gaming and healthy habits promotion. Sam's research interests include childhood obesity prevention with emphasis on family interactions, energy density, and vegetable consumption.