Faculty Member

Rachel Prowse

Email Address(es)
Rachel.Prowse(at)oahpp.ca
Division(s)/Office
Clinical Public Health Division
Position
Assistant Professor
SGS Status
Associate Member
Appointment Status
Status Only

Rachel Prowse, PhD, RD is a registered dietitian with experience in a broad range of public health nutrition topics. She completed her PhD in Health Promotion and Socio-behavioural Sciences at the University of Alberta where she explored the measurement and perceptions of food marketing in Canadian recreation facilities. Rachel has received many awards in her academic career, including a CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarship – Doctoral, a Women and Children Health Research Institute Graduate Studentship, a CIHR/Heart & Stroke Foundation Fellowship in Population Intervention for Chronic Disease Prevention, and a University of Manitoba Gold Medal. She has held positions in various practice-based research projects and organizations including Public Health Ontario, the Eat Play Live research study, and the Alberta Policy Coalition for Chronic Disease Prevention. Rachel is the Applied Public Health Science Specialist (APHSS) in Healthy Eating and Food Environments at Public Health Ontario. As the APHSS, Rachel provides scientific and technical support to practitioners in public health units, government, and other stakeholders to support evidence-based practice in public health nutrition.