The people who manage the MCM Food Panel and its surveys, collect and correlate data, write and disseminate research findings consists of a small team of academic researchers and staff from the University of Manitoba, in the Faculty of Health Sciences, College of Medicine, Department of Community Health Sciences. They are supported with a contingent of committed research staff, communications and project coordinators.
The following people are committed to enabling government, food processors, innovators, distributors and related stakeholders use the information gathered from MCM Panel surveys and its subsequent research towards enhancing the health and quality of life of all Manitobans.
Dr. Jared Carlberg
Dr. Jared Carlberg, B.A. (Honours) in Economics (1997), B.Commerce in Finance (1997), M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics (1999) Saskatchewan and Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics (2002) Oklahoma State is Associate Professor of Agribusiness & Agricultural Economics and Associate Dean (Academic) in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences. His research focuses on consumer preferences, the economics of nutrition and disease prevention, and agricultural marketing, and has been published in a variety of peer-reviewed outlets including Nutrition Reviews, Frontiers in Pharmacology, Nutrients, Journal of Food Distribution Research, Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness: An International Journal, Food & Nutrition Research, and others. He teaches econometrics and price analysis and supervises M.Sc. and Ph.D. students carrying out graduate research in the Department of Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics and Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences.
Dr. Tammi Feltham
Tammi S. Feltham, B.S. (1983) Business Administration; M.B.A. (1984) University of Montana; Ph.D. (1990) Marketing, Queen’s University has taught consumer analysis, introductory management, and marketing at the undergraduate and graduate levels at Wilfrid Laurier University, University of Saskatchewan and the University of Manitoba. Her research has appeared in the Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of Consumer Marketing, Advances in Consumer Research, Journal of Small Business Management, isuma: Canadian Journal of Policy Research, Marketing Management Journal and with the Filene Research Institute. She is a principal and co-founder of the Manitoba Consumer Monitor Food Panel. Her consulting projects (www.felthamresearchservices.com) center on survey design and analysis. Former clients include national firms, post-secondary institutions, provincial government, small businesses and not-for-profits.
Prior to working at the University of Manitoba, Jocelyne left Bellevue, Saskatchewan in 2004 Winnipeg to pursue University studies.
She graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Human Nutritional Sciences in 2009. She’s a passionate Professional Home Economist who endeavors to continue to contribute greatly to her profession and industry. Jocelyne’s volunteer work on the MAHE Board comprises of a variety roles such as Director of Membership Recruitment, Admissions Chair and guiding new members as a MAHE Mentor.
As Project Coordinator since Sept 2010 at the University of Manitoba’s Manitoba Consumer Monitor Food Panel (MCMFP), Jocelyne thrives on managing multitude layers of a research study and being consistently organized, professional, and friendly.
Jocelyne spends her leisure time watching the German soccer league (Bundesliga) at the Winnipeg German Society Club.
Data Scientist, BA (Hons.)
Teresa studied economics, statistics and business at the University of Winnipeg and completed her Criminal Justice degree in 2009. She was drawn to the research methods classes and is currently known for solving complex statistical problems and accurate quantitative methodology.
As a Data Scientist at the University of Manitoba’s Manitoba Consumer Monitor Food Panel (MCMFP), Teresa thrives on making a difference in peoples’ lives and in the Manitoba communities through the power of data potential.
Prior to working at the University of Manitoba, she dedicated a decade to her passion for research and science in multiple formats, from teaching research methods to consultation. She admires nonprofits and organizations that seeking a greater understanding for statistics and chose to succeed at making positive change in society.
When Teresa’s not travelling or finding new adventures, she’s cross-tabulating data or reading a great book.
Industry Liaison, Grant Funding Coordinator
Adriana Findlay is currently the Industry Liaison –Manitoba Consumer Monitor Food Panel. Adriana spent 2016 as the project coordinator in a term placement for the project. In a newly developed position her responsibly is now coordinating the next round of funding for the study and coordinating reports utilizing the studies years of data.
Adriana has been working in agriculture and health promotion since graduating from the faculty of Human Ecology with a degree in Human Nutritional Sciences. Adriana was the program coordinator for Farm to School Healthy Choice Vegetable Fundraiser that took place in Manitoba, Alberta, Saskatchewan and North West Ontario. There she managed the fundraiser from promotion and communication to managing orders and coordinating transportation across the province. Adriana currently participates on Great Tastes of Manitoba where she represents the Manitoba Beef Producers by developing local recipes and promoting the use of Manitoba ingredients on CTV Winnipeg. During her spare time she can be found creating new flavours in the kitchen, spending time in her garden and snapping photos of family and friends.
To create, preserve and communicate knowledge with respect to the health of populations and thereby contribute to the physical, psychological, cultural, social and economic well-being of the people of Manitoba, Canada and the world.”