Nancy M. Wells, PhD
College of Human Ecology, Cornell University
Senior Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education
Department of Human Centered Design
Early childhood interventions, Obesity prevention
Community engagement, Outcomes studies
I’m a researcher involved with health equity research or practice, I’m an educator committed to diversity, equity and inclusion education
What I would like to offer as a collaborator…
Expertise in the environmental psychology and its intersection with public health; experience designing and executing longitudinal, real-world, RCT interventions; interest in the effects of the built and natural environment on health, health behaviors, and health (in)equities; interest in how access to and time in nature may dampen the effect of risk factors/ stressors/ adversity on health outcomes.
What I am looking for from a collaborator…
Expertise that complements my own; opportunities to leverage natural experiments;
Opportunities for secondary data analysis to examine the questions related to the direct and moderating effects of the natural environment on health.
Expertise in autism.