Sara Glass

Senior Research Program Coordinator

Sara Glass is a Registered Dietitian and Project Manager for the Consumers, Certifications and Labels: Ethically Benchmarking Food Systems Project as part of the Global Food Ethics and Policy Program.  She received her B.S. in Dietetics and Fitness, Nutrition and Health from Purdue University and a Master’s degree in Food Culture and Communications from the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Pollenzo, Italy.  Her previous work at Tulane and Northwestern University included obesity prevention initiatives and public health education interventions for chronic disease management with an emphasis on health literacy.  She has a valued interest in food security and food policy and participated in a Food Security Study Tour in Belo Horizonte, Brazil to explore public policies that establish the right to food for its citizens.

Glass, S and Fanzo, J. Genetic modification technology for nutrition and improving diets: an ethical perspective. Current Opinion in Biotechnology. 2016;44:46-51.

Fanzo, J, Manohar, S, Rosettie, K, Glass, S. Progress against and Nature of the 2013 Nutrition for Growth Commitments. In Global Nutrition Report 2016: From Promise to Impact: Ending Malnutrition by 2030. Washington D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute; 2016:32-59.

Shah, A, Clayman, ML, Glass, S, & Kandula, NR. Protect Your Heart: A Culture-Specific Multimedia Cardiovascular Health Education Program. Journal of Health Communication. 2015; 20(4); 1-7.

Kandula NR, Khurana NR, Makoul G, Glass, S, Baker DW. A Community and Culture-Centered Approach to Developing Effective Cardiovascular Health Messages.  Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2012; 27(10):1308-1316. doi:10.1007/s11606-012-2102-9.

Kandula, N, Nsiah-Kumi, P, Makoul, G, Sager, J, Zei, C, Glass, S, Stephens, Q, Baker, D. The relationship between health literacy and knowledge improvement after a multimedia type 2 diabetes education program.  Patient Education and Counseling. 2009; 75(3): 321-327.