Sally Eagleton

Sally EagletonSally Eagleton is a postdoctoral fellow at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute at UNC-Chapel Hill. She received her M.S. in Human Development and Family Studies from Oklahoma State University in 2015 and her Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences and Clinical and Translational Sciences from Penn State University in 2020. Her primary research interests aim to better understand economic disparities in child obesity by examining the influence of and interactions between modifiable parent- and family-level factors commonly associated with poverty (e.g., food insecurity) on the development of appetitive behaviors and weight across early childhood. Her current work with iGrow is focused on examining the role of food insecurity during pregnancy on mother-infant feeding interactions and infant appetite.