Contreras, Dawn Ph.D.


Dawn Contreras, Ph.D.

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Adjunct Assistant Professor

Dr. Dawn A. Contreras is the Director of Michigan State University Extension's Health and Nutrition Institute at Michigan State University.  Dr. Contreras has taught various courses for the department, including undergraduate and graduate courses in program design, administration and management of family and community service organizations, and parent education.  Contreras' major areas of funded research include co-parenting within diverse families, community-based approaches to nutrition education, healthy weight, and health promotion, and immunization education.