Jayne Fulkerson, PhD
TRACT TL1 program PI and Director and Translational Research Development Program Director
Dr. Jayne Fulkerson leads the TRACT TL1 program, providing mentored research training for pre- and post -doctoral trainees through an individualized curriculum that focuses on professional development activities, effective collaboration and communication with the larger community, mentorship, and more. She also leads the Translational Research Development Program (TRDP) for early stage investigators to gain significant experience with clinical and translational research.
Dr. Fulkerson is a Professor in the University of Minnesota's School of Nursing and an Affiliate Professor in the Division of Epidemiology in the School of Public Health. She also serves as the Director, Center for Child and Family Health Promotion Research. Her research interests include family-based health promotion in community settings; Child and adolescent obesity prevention, particularly through the home food environment and family meals; Research methodology, Program evaluation, Measurement, and Instrument development.