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Lindsey Haynes-Maslow, PhD, MHA

Associate Professor​, University Scholar

Extension Specialist

Faculty

4101 Beryl Road, 240C

919.515.9125

http://ncstepstohealth.org

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Food and Nutrition Policy
  • Chronic Disease Prevention
  • Community-Based Participatory Research
  • Diversity and Inclusion in Foods and Nutrition Programming

Bio

Dr. Lindsey Haynes-Maslow is an Associate Professor and Extension Specialist in the Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences at NC State University.  Lindsey researches policies that lead to a healthy behavior. She is an expert on the intersection between food systems, nutrition and public health, as well as the impact of government policies driving the food system.  She has over 15 years of experience working with non-profit, private, and public organizations that focus on diet-related chronic disease prevention for low-resource communities.  Before coming to NC State, Dr. Haynes-Maslow worked for the advocacy organization, the Union of Concerned Scientists, on federal food and nutrition policy, specifically the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act and The Farm Bill.  Currently, she is the Principal Investigator of NC State’s SNAP-Education program, Steps to Health.  She has a Ph.D. in health policy and management from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also earned a Masters in healthcare administration and a B.S. in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Programs and Initiatives

Primary Teaching Responsibilities

  • AEHS 585: Professional Ethics & Family Policy

Contributing Websites

Professional Honors/Offices/Recognitions

  • 2020 – University Faculty Scholar
  • 2019 – Family Health & Wellness Award, North Carolina Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
  • 2018 – Outstanding Program Accomplishment in Family Health & Wellness Award, North Carolina Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
  • 2018 – Outstanding Program Accomplishment, Excellence in Teamwork Award, North Carolina Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
  • 2013 – UNC Graduation Education Advancement Board Impact Award
  • 2010 – Public Health Traineeship Award
  • 2009 – UNC Student Undergraduate Teaching and Staff Award
  • 2009 – Public Health Traineeship Award
  • 2008 – James P. Dixon Award for Excellence in Education

Selected Publications

  • Gustafson, A., Gillespie, R., DeWitt, E., Cox, B., Dunaway, B., Haynes-Maslow, L., Steeves, E., Trude, A. C. B. (2022). Online Pilot Grocery Intervention among Rural and Urban Residents Aimed to Improve Purchasing Habits. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19020871
  • Jilcott Pitts, S. B., Wu, Q., Truesdale, K. P., Rafferty, A. P., Haynes-Maslow, L., Boys, K. A., … Laska, M. N. (2021). A four-year observational study to examine the dietary impact of the North Carolina Healthy Food Small Retailer Program, 2017-2020. International Journal of Behavioral nutrition and Physical Activity, 18(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12966-021-01109-8
  • Boys, K. A., Haynes-Maslow, L., McGuirt, J. T., Ammerman, A. S., Van Fleet, E. E., Johnson, N. S., … Pitts, S. B. J. (2021). Perceived barriers and facilitators to participating in the North Carolina Healthy Food Small Retailer Program: a mixed-methods examination considering investment effectiveness. Public Health Nutrition, 12. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1368980021003955
  • Haynes-Maslow, L., Pitts, S. B. J., Boys, K. A., McGuirt, J. T., Fleischhacker, S., Ammerman, A. S., … Laska, M. N. (2021). Qualitative perspectives of the North Carolina healthy food small retailer program among customers in participating stores located in food deserts. BMC Public Health, 7. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-11509-x
  • Chauvenet, C., De Marco, M., Leone, L. A., Haynes-Maslow, L., & Ammerman, A. S. (2021). The Role of Food Retailers in the Promotion of Healthful, Low-Cost Products to WIC Recipients. Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, 16(2), 181–195. https://doi.org/10.1080/19320248.2019.1649225
  • Leone, L., Haynes-Maslow, L., Kasprzak, C., Raja, S., & Epstein, L. H. (2021, April 25). The WIC Shopping Experience: A Qualitative Study Examining Retail-based Strategies to Increase WIC Retention and Redemption Rates. Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, Vol. 4. https://doi.org/10.1080/19320248.2021.1915906
  • Haynes-Maslow, L., Hardison-Moody, A., Patton-Lopez, M., Prewitt, T. E., Shanks, C. B., Andress, L., … Pitts, S. J. (2020). Examining Rural Food-Insecure Families’ Perceptions of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: A Qualitative Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(17), 6390. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17176390
  • Haynes-Maslow, L., McGuirt, J., Trippichio, G., Armstrong-Brown, J., Ammerman, A. S., & Leone, L. A. (2020). Examining commonly used perceived and objective measures of fruit and vegetable access in low-income populations and their association with consumption. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 10(6), 1342–1349. https://doi.org/10.1093/tbm/ibaa077
  • Haynes-Maslow, L., Hardison-Moody, A., & Shanks, C. B. (2020). Leveraging informal community food systems to address food security during COVID-19. Journal of Agriculture Food Systems and Community Development, Vol. 10, pp. 197–200. https://doi.org/10.5304/jafscd.2020.101.005
  • Andress, L., Shanks, C. B., Hardison-Moody, A., Prewitt, T. E., Kinder, P., & Haynes-Maslow, L. (2020). The Curated Food System: A Limiting Aspirational Vision of What Constitutes “Good” Food. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(17). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17176157

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Education

  • BS Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MS Healthcare Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Ph.D. Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill