Winnie Bell, PhD, MPH

Senior Researcher

Tufts University

Winnie Bell is a Senior Researcher with the INDDEX Project. Winnie is responsible for leading the research activities in Viet Nam, including conducting the feasibility and validation study for INDDEX24 Dietary Assessment Platform in collaboration with the National Institute of Nutrition. In addition, she is providing technical expertise and managing the development of the INDDEX Project’s Data4Diets Platform. She is also contributing to the INDDEX workstream that seeks to harmonize and standardize Household Consumption and Expenditure Survey (HCES) in order to optimize survey design for food security and nutrition analyses. Prior to joining the INDDEX Project, Winnie worked for over five years as food security analyst and researcher with the Food and Agriculture Organization, the Food Security Information Network (FAO/IFPRI/WFP), and Tufts University. Winnie received her PhD from Tufts University where her research primarily focused on food preferences, values, and diet quality. She also earned an MPH in Epidemiology and Biostatistics and an MSc in Food Policy and Applied Nutrition from Tufts University.