The Administration for Community Living (ACL) was created around the fundamental principle that all people, regardless of age or disability, should be able to live independently and fully participate in their communities.
Good nutrition is vital to good health and quality of life. Mathematica is a leader in evaluating programs and policies to ensure healthy and sufficient diets for all Americans. Our research has addressed the quality of foods federal nutrition assistance provide as well as the diets people consumer throughout their lives—from infancy to advanced age.
The Administration on Aging Nutrition Services Program Evaluation
Ensuring the Integrity of the School Meals Application Process
This study is evaluating the accuracy of the school meals benefit determination process nationwide by updating and expanding on work Mathematica completed in 2004.
Aparna Keshaviah is an applied statistician who works at the developmental cusp of emerging public health topics.Featured Projects
- Improving Children's Diets: Evaluation of the Canned, Frozen, or Dried Fruits and Vegetables Pilot
- School Nutrition and Meal Cost Study (SNMCS)
- A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy vs Supportive Psychotherapy to Treat Body Dysmorphic Disorder
- Poor Access to Care Among Individuals with Low Quality of Life
- Data Analytics
- Behavioral Health
- Population Health
after six months of SNAP participation.