Alyssa Wooden

Alyssa is a freshman pursuing a major in Public Health and Cognitive Science and a minor in Spanish. As a member of HMR’s Domestic Health team, she hopes to write articles that bring attention to the health inequalities in the U.S. Alyssa is also a staff writer for the Johns Hopkins News-Letter, a member of Hopkins Interactive, a member of the Student Advisory Board for the Center for Social Concern. Off-campus, she works at the Village Learning Place, an after-school program for kids in Baltimore Public Schools.

An evaluation of food desert solutions

In the 21st century, it’s sometimes hard to believe that people still suffer from massive food insecurity– even in developed nations like the United States. However, as Alyssa discusses in this article, many Americans still struggle to access adequate, nutritious...

/ August 15, 2017

Evolution of Food Desert Solutions

About 25% of Baltimore residents live a quarter of a mile or more from the nearest grocery store (Johns Hopkins Center for a Liveable Future, 2010). When combined with a lack of transportation and a low median income, these supermarket-free...

/ April 16, 2017


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/ January 21, 2017