Lindsay Tanskey, Ph.D.

Dr. Lindsay Tanskey is a nutrition scientist with expertise in health promotion, obesity prevention, and nutrition communication. As an English major turned scientist, she specializes in making complex science and health information clear, accessible, and actionable. Her scientific writing experience includes grant proposals, peer-reviewed manuscripts, news releases, consumer articles, and health education materials. She has worked on an array of public health nutrition projects, including designing and evaluating school-based nutrition and physical activity interventions, investigating determinants of accelerated summer weight gain in childhood, and supporting efforts to promote child nutrition and reduce food insecurity during the summer months. Prior to joining Eva Garland Consulting, Dr. Tanskey was a postdoctoral teaching scholar at North Carolina State University, where she served as an academic advisor and taught courses in public health nutrition, child and adolescent nutrition, and nutrition communication. In her free time, Dr. Tanskey enjoys cooking, spending time with family and friends, and staying active with her strength coach husband.

Education: B.A. in English & Preprofessional Studies (pre-medicine) and M.Ed. from the University of Notre Dame; M.S. and Ph.D. in nutrition from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy at Tufts University