Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures

Principal Investigators & Project Staff

The Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures team is made of individuals with expertise in obesity prevention,
nutrition communication, physical activity, exercise physiology, public health, program planning and
evaluation, child development and family psychology.

Principal Investigators

Jessica Hoffman, PhD
Co-Principal Investigator, Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures
Associate Professor, Department of Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology
Northeastern University, Bouvé College of Health Sciences
J.Hoffman@neu.edu

Carmen Sceppa, MD, PhD
Co-Principal Investigator, Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures
Associate Professor, Department of Health Sciences
Northeastern University, Bouvé College of Health Sciences
C.Sceppa@neu.edu

Project Staff

Samantha Bowen, MS
Project Manager, Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures
s.bowen@neu.edu

Elizabeth Bates
HKHF Family Gym Supervisor
Northeastern University, Bouvé College of Health Sciences

Ellyn Schmidt
HKHF Family Gym Supervisor
Northeastern University, Bouvé College of Health Sciences

Anne Vermeulen
HKHF Family Gym Supervisor
University of Massachusetts:  Boston, College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Christie Lee
HKHF Family Gym Outreach Coordinator
Northeastern University, Bouvé College of Health Science