Dominique M. Rose is the Project Manager for the Modeling the Future of Food in Your Neighborhood Study at the Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health and is also a dual degree MPH and Ph.D. candidate at the University of Southern Illinois University. She received both her Bachelors in Psychology and her Masters in Community Health from Cleveland State University. Her research interests include food access, health equity, rural health disparities, and community-based food systems.
Throughout her training, Dominique has been involved with a wide range of projects including the analysis of the social determinants of food insecurity among children and adults residing in impoverished counties of Southern Illinois, and the evaluation of two statewide grant-funded programs such as the Double Value Coupon Program and the Opioid Prescription Program.
Prior to joining the Swetland Center, Dominique interned with the Illinois Department of Public Health where she worked closely with the Director of Health Education to develop and execute several public health programs implemented in rural counties of Southern Illinois. Currently, Dominique serves as a grant reviewer for the state of Illinois AmeriCorps, and as a manuscript reviewer for the Journal of School Health and the American Public Health Association.