Amy Bolton is a Research Assistant at the Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where she coordinates the promotion and communication of the Center and its research. The mission of the Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity is to work with communities, community agencies, state and local government, and other partners to develop, implement, and evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of methodologies and interventions to improve nutrition and physical activity and reduce obesity and chronic disease risk among children, youth, and their families and to translate and disseminate this work at community, state and national levels to reduce and eliminate disparities in these outcomes.

Amy’s interests include children’s nutrition and physical activity, behavioral economics, and applied research. Amy received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Colorado College.