Anna M. Jones, Ph.D.

Anna Jones

Position Title
Assistant Project Scientist

3148 Meyer Hall

Dr. Jones’s research focuses on nutrition in the school environment, including implementation of multicomponent school-based interventions and assessment of nutrition education and training needs of teachers and school nutrition services staff. A secondary focus of her research is the development of valid and reliable survey tools, particularly those that measure nutrition knowledge.


  • Ph.D., Nutritional Biology, University of California, Davis

Selected Publications

Jones AM, Zidenberg-Cherr S. Exploring nutrition education resources and barriers, and nutrition knowledge in teachers in California. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2015 Mar-Apr;47(2):162-9. [PubMed]

Jones AM, Lamp C, Neelon M, Nicholson Y, Schneider C, Wooten Swanson P, Zidenberg-Cherr S. Reliability and validity of nutrition knowledge questionnaire for adults. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2015 Jan-Feb;47(1):69-74.  [PubMed]

Jones AM, Punia M, Young S, Chase C, Zidenberg-Cherr S. Training Needs of Staff Employed in Programs Participating in the National School Lunch Program in California. J Child Nutr Manage. 2013; 37(1). [Article]