Alethea Chiappone, MPH, MSW

Graduate Research Associate


 Areas of Expertise

  • Early care and education obesity prevention
  • Mixed methods design
  • Evaluation of technical assistance

Food Story

Chiappone grew up in Marietta, Ga., and moved to Omaha to pursue a PhD in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. At a young age, cooking and baking became hobbies that she still enjoys today. Her mother, sister and grandparents served as role models in the kitchen. As a child, Chiappone and her sister were in charge of cooking one meal a week. As a public health professional, she embraces the idea of maintaining a holistically healthy lifestyle.

Academic History

In progress:
PhD, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
University of Nebraska Medical Center

M.P.H., M.S.W., University of Georgia, 2013

B.S., Psychology, University of Georgia, 2011