Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Vanessa Oddo

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Health Services
University of Washington


CSDE Research Areas:

  • Health of People and Populations
  • Wellbeing of Families and Households

In the News:

Vanessa Oddo is an obesity epidemiologist whose research focuses on the social and economic determinants of nutrition-related health. Currently, Dr. Oddo is leading a NIH-funded study that is investigating the extent to which precarious employment is related to obesity and cardiometabolic risk in the U.S. She also studies the impacts of nutrition policy and has expertise in investigating the diet quality of populations and determinants of obesity.