Affiliate - Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Professor of Health Research and Policy and of Medicine (Stanford Prevention Research Center)
Stanford Prevention Research Center
Abby King specializes in the epidemiology, prevention, and control of behavioral and environmental risk factors related to chronic disease control and prevention (e.g., heart disease, cancer, diabetes). She is particularly interested in ways in which the built environment impact lifestyle behaviors and conditions such as physical activity, dietary intake, and obesity. She has special interests in mid-life and older adults, as well as under-served populations including ethnic minority populations.