Marie Spiker

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences

Box 353410
Nutritional Sciences Program
Seattle, WA 98195-


Research Interests

  • Public health nutrition
  • Sustainable food systems
  • Food loss and waste
  • Value chains for nutrition
  • Systems modeling of food supply chains
  • Capacity building within nutrition and dietetics


PhD Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University, 2019

MSPH Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University, 2014

RDN Johns Hopkins University, 2014

BS Public Health, University of Washington, 2011

BA Anthropology, University of Washington, 2011

In the News

How to get connected and fight food insecurity
The Seattle Medium, 12/09/2022

Studies show extent of strain to Washington’s food access and food production systems due to COVID-19
Washington State Department of Agriculture , 12/14/2021

You waste more than $1,000 of food a year. Chew on that
Los Angeles Times, 03/23/2021

How to stop food waste, an environmental and economic crisis
Los Angeles Times, 03/23/2021