The Ellie Block and Family Career Services Center at the Friedman School is committed to helping our students and graduates leverage their outstanding experiential education to find impactful and fulfilling careers. Our career coaches leverage their many years of experience, career development training and practice, and industry and employer insights, to assist students and alumni.
The Friedman School pursues cutting-edge research and education from cell to society, including in molecular nutrition, human metabolism, population studies, clinical trials, nutrition interventions and behavior change, communication, food systems and sustainability, global food insecurity, humanitarian crises, and food economics and policy.
Helene Vilme, MS, MPH, DrPH, is a social scientist with training in public health, specializing in health promotion and health education. She has expertise in community-based participatory research, qualitative and quantitative research methods, and program evaluation. Her research focuses on how the food environment influences diet and weight among college students; the interplay of food security and neighborhood effects on diet; and neighborhood racial/ethnic disparities related to exposure to unhealthy outlets.