Indigenous health; Native American; Safe Water Access; Water Security; Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene; Maternal and child health; Early Childhood Obesity; Food Security; Evidence-based interventions; Community-based participatory research (CBPR)
Experiences & Accomplishments
University of New Mexico
Loyola Marymount University
Reese Cuddy, MPH, manages a variety of behavioral and environmental health research initiatives in collaboration with tribal communities across the United States. She has extensive experience in program management, database development, data management, and quality control. Her recent research efforts focus on water access and water security, maternal and child health, and food security. Reese developed and implemented several initiatives to improve drinking water access for Navajo Nation community members in response to the magnified water access inequities experienced by tribal members because of the COVID-19 pandemic. She is dedicated to contributing to health equity and working to elevate community health to the highest possible level.
Most recent publications
- Ingalls, A, Rosenstock, R, Foy Cuddy, R, Neault, N, Yessilth, S, Goklish, N, Nelson, L, Reid, R, & Barlow, A (2019). Family Spirit Nurture (FSN)–a randomized controlled trial to prevent early childhood obesity in American Indian populations: trial rationale and study protocol. BMC Obesity. 6:18. doi.org/10.1186/s40608-019-0233-9
- Rosenstock S, Ingalls A, Foy Cuddy R, Neault N, Littlepage S, Cohoe L, Nelson L, Yazzie K, Yazzie S, Alikhani A, Reid R, Kenney A, Barlow A. Effect of a home-visiting intervention to reduce early childhood obesity among Native American Children: A randomized clinical trial. JAMA Pediatr. 9 Nov 2020. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.3557