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Washington State University Office of the Provost

Faculty New Faculty Orientation 2020

Jane Lanigan

Jane Lanigan, PhD is a professor in Human Development and Extension Youth and Family and graduate faculty in Prevention Science at Washington State University Vancouver. She founded the Developmental Approaches to Support Health (DASH) laboratory to promote evidence based practices that support healthy child weight trajectories.  Her research focuses on intrapersonal and interpersonal factors that influence child eating development within the family and early learning contexts and the application of prevention science concepts in child feeding and obesity prevention interventions.