Alla Hill (she/her) is a Science Policy Associate within the Science Department. In this role, she works closely with program teams to review and develop evidence-based materials and messages to inform strategy across five primary areas: Healthy Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Health Disclosures, Healthy Retail, Restaurant Kids Meals, and School Foods.

Prior experience

Alla is a nutrition researcher with a background in community nutrition and food security research. She aims to support robust nutrition and public health policy to promote food security, reduce health disparities, and increase equity in access to nutrition services. Alla holds a Ph.D. in Nutrition from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a B.S. in Nutrition and Foods with a concentration in Dietetics from Appalachian State University, and is a Registered Dietitian.

Joined CSPI

Alla joined CSPI in September 2021.

What's the most inspiring part of your job?

"Is it too cheesy to say our incredible staff most inspires me? Oh well. I appreciate learning from my colleagues, who bring different expertise, background, and experiences to their work at CSPI, in support of our common goals. On our best days, it feels like CSPI staff can do it all! From communications, grants, organizing, policy, legal, and administrative staff, we have a dynamic and generous team that makes working together a collaborative and fulfilling experience."