Dr. Hennessy is an Assistant Professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and works with ChildObesity180 to advance their research and evaluation activities and scholarship. Prior to joining the Friedman Faculty, Dr. Hennessy was a Senior Behavioral Scientist at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health.  In this role she provided scientific support and management to the Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences.